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BAR / DISCIPLINARY / ETHICS

1.Physician/attorney permanently disbarred after conviction for operating pill mill.
In re: Joseph G. Pastorek II, 2017-B-1473 (La. 01/30/18) [17 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     Respondent Joseph G. Pastorek II graduated from medical school in 1977 and obtained board certification in general obstetrics and gynecology as well... view full summary
PROPERTY

2.Court affirms expropriation of property for Bernard Port, remands for revaluation.
St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District v. Violet Dock Port, Inc., 2017-C-0434 (La. 01/30/18) [40 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     The St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District (the Port) is a public cargo facility in St. Bernard Parish. The Port handles several types of cargo and is o... view full summary
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

3.Court upholds laws providing consequences for drivers who refuse to submit to chemical testing for suspected DWI.
David Carver v. Louisiana Dept. of Public Safety, 2017-CA-1340 (La. 01/30/18) [12 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     Louisiana R.S. Section 32:661-670 concern tests for suspected drunken drivers. Under Section 32:667, when an officer places a person under arrest for operating a vehicle ... view full summary
CRIMINAL

4.Defendant not entitled to expungement; case remanded to consider plea bargain.
State v. Constant Allah, 2017-OK-0785 (La. 01/09/18) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     In 2011 defendant was charged with one count of second degree kidnapping and two counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The State later amended the charges... view full summary
5.Defendant entitled to seek retroactive application of more lenient penalties through motion to correct illegal sentence in district court.
State Ex Rel. John Esteen v. State of Louisiana, 2016-KK-0949 (La. 01/30/18) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     Based on acts that he committed in 1998 and 1999, defendant was found guilty of two counts of possession of cocaine over 400 grams, conspiracy to ... view full summary
6.Second degree murder conviction reversed based on insufficient circumstantial evidence.
State v. Darryl Jones, 2016-K-1502 (La. 01/30/18) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     Defendant and his co-defendants, Cecil Ray Beals and Calvin K. Williams, were tried together and found guilty of the second degree murder of Gerald Wilkins. Ev... view full summary
7.Court affirms reversal of conviction: State violated Batson in excluding prospective juror.
State v. Larry Broussard Jr., 2016-K-1836 (La. 01/30/18) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 1
     Defendant was convicted of aggravated flight from an officer after leaving the scene of an accident and leading police on a car chase. During voir dire the pro... view full summary