Archive of LSCR Articles

Showing results for LSCR volume 25 LSCR issue 9
Jump to a direct Volume/Issue

1.Court vacates convictions for malfeasance in office by former Jonesboro mayor; new trial mandated by prosecutor's racially charged comment.
State v. Leslie C. Thompson, 2015-K-0886 (La. 09/18/17) [69 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 9

     Defendant was elected mayor of Jonesboro and took office on January 1, 2007. In March 2013, during his second term, ... view full summary
2.Court reinstates grant of new trial as to murder conviction, enunciates standards for granting and reviewing art. 851(1) motion for new trial.
State v. Calvin King, 2015-KP-1283 (La. 09/18/17) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 9
     A jury found defendant guilty of second degree murder and armed robbery. Evidence at trial showed that on November 2, 2007, Maria Abreu was at a Metairie apar... view full summary
3.Evidence of prior conviction was admissible to prove intent.
State v. Dontel Kennedy, 2017-KK-0724 (La. 09/29/17) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 9
     Defendant was charged with the second degree murder of Joseph Kyle and the first degree rape, second degree kidnapping, and armed robbery of JW. The State provided noti... view full summary

4.Court remands to OWC for a determination of whether out-of-state pharmacy met statutory requirements.
John W. Smith v. Highlines Construction Co., Inc., 2016-C-1443 (La. 09/22/17) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 9
     This workers' compensation case included a claim for more than $34,000 in reimbursement for prescription medications filled by an out-of-state pharmacy, Inju... view full summary