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1.Court affirms age discrimination verdict against ULL but reduces lost wages award.
James Robinson v. Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, 2016-C-2145 (La. 06/29/17) [27 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     In 1971 plaintiff was hired at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, now University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL), in the campus police department (ULLPD). ... view full summary

2.Employer has right to choose pharmacy for dispensing prescriptions to claimants.
Darvel Burgess v. Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, 2016-C-2267 (La. 06/29/17) [23 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     After sustaining a work-related injury in October 2008 while employed by defendant, plaintiff filed a disputed claim for compensation in September 2... view full summary
3.Claimant not entitled to choice of FCE provider at employer's cost.
Paula Clavier v. Coburn Supply Company, Inc., 2016-CC-0625 (La. 06/29/17) [16 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     Plaintiff injured her neck, shoulder, and back in May 2006 when she lifted a box while in defendant's employ. A 2010 consent judgment established she was ent... view full summary

4.Post-sale notice by private party to mortgagee regarding tax sale was sufficient, even though tax collector failed to provide notice.
Central Properties v. Fairway Gardenhomes, LLC, 2016-C-1855 c/w 2016-C-1946 (La. 06/29/17) [19 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     Resource Bank was the mortgagee on a 2009 mortgage covering three condominium units in Covington, Louisiana. The mortgage was recorded in the St. Tammany Parish... view full summary

5.Time limit for commencing adjudication hearing was suspended while State sought supervisory review of premature dismissal.
State in the Interest of AC, 2017-CK-0182 (La. 06/29/17) [7 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     On March 7, 2016, the State filed a petition alleging that AC, at the age of fourteen, committed the felony-grade delinquent acts of aggravated rape... view full summary

6.Seventeen-year-old's habitual offender life sentence without parole was prohibited by Graham; review for excessiveness also warranted.
State v. Thayer Green, 2016-K-0107 (La. 06/29/17) [25 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     In July 2012 defendant and KL were seventeen. They had previously dated and had a child together. After exchanging text messages in the preceding days, defendant ... view full summary
7.Defendant entitled to quash indictment that contravened agreement with prosecution.
State v. Woodrow Karey, Jr., 2016-K-0377 (La. 06/29/17) [33 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     At a church service in September 2013, defendant shot and killed the pastor, Ronald Harris, Sr. Defendant immediately surrendered to police, stating, "He raped my wife." S... view full summary
8.Defense counsel was not subject to Public Records Law restriction applicable to felons in custody.
James E. Boren v. Earl B. Taylor, 2016-CC-2078 (La. 06/29/17) [10 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     Plaintiff, an attorney, was retained by Stephen Bergeron to review his 2013 rape convictions for valid bases for post-conviction relief. Pursuant to the Public... view full summary
9.Court reinstates jury verdict of guilty of being principal to kidnapping.
State v. Chadwick McGhee, 2015-K-2141 (La. 06/29/17) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     Defendant was charged with the second degree kidnapping of Jessica Guillot. Evidence at trial showed that on September 7, 2013, Asa Bentley went to Guillot's mother's ho... view full summary
10.Defendant not entitled to suppression of cocaine found inside grill: no expectation of privacy.
State v. Joseph Moultrie, 2015-K-2144 (La. 06/29/17) [9 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     Officers noticed defendant standing in the street in front of a trailer at approximately 11:00 p.m. in a high crime neighborhood. Defendant quickly retreated out of vi... view full summary
11.Court reverses denial of motion to suppress evidence from traffic stop of defendant unauthorized to drive rental car.
State v. Julius Hankton, 2017-KK-1108 (La. 07/20/17) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 7
     Defendant was one of the subjects of a federal and state task force investigation. A federal agent testified that she and other agents observed defendant using a... view full summary