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1.Court orders disbarment of attorney who made false accusations against judge, mishandled legal matters, and committed domestic abuse.
In re: Juan C. Labadie, 2018-B-1033 (La. 10/29/18) [15 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     This opinion addressed multiple charges against respondent by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC). Respondent was a Louisiana attorney who had previousl... view full summary
TORTS

2.Court reverses summary judgment for defendants in case involving three-vehicle collision.
Raven Boyance v. United Fire and Casualty Co., 2018-C-886 (La. 10/08/18) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     This case arose out of a three-vehicle collision on I-10 in St. Martin Parish. Plaintiff alleged she was driving a vehicle with her son in a car seat in the rear when W... view full summary
CIVIL PROCEDURE

3.Court reverses court of appeal's deduction of attorney's fees previously paid by client.
Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University v. Southern Electronics, Inc., 2018-C-1129 (La. 10/29/18) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     The district court's judgment in this expropriation case included an award of $2,177,500 in attorney's fees to defendant, Southern Electronics, Inc. On appeal, the Fourth ... view full summary
CRIMINAL

4.Court orders district court and magistrate court to rule on prisoner's motions.
State ex rel. John Stewart v. State, 2017-KH-0850 (La. 10/08/18) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     John Stewart was serving a twenty-year sentence at Dixon Correctional Center for armed robbery in Ascension Parish when he became eligible for supervised r... view full summary
5.Court denies relief to State after court of appeal vacated defendant's conviction based on district court's failure to properly record ruling on juror challenge.
State v. Brian Aguillard, 2015-K-0589 (La. 10/15/18) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     In December 2011 defendant returned from a Christmas party to the home in New Orleans that he shared with his mother and twin brother. He learned that his twin brother had... view full summary
6.Anonymous tip lacking indicia of reliability does not justify stop and frisk.
State v. Donald Lewis, 2018-KK-0924 (La. 10/29/18) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     Authorities received an anonymous tip that defendant was selling heroin. A detective corroborated defendant's identity as the subject of the tip, appro... view full summary
7.Defendant was not entitled to suppression of evidence gained from traffic stop, even though court of appeal relied on wrong version of statute.
State v. Dante Lee, 2018-KK-0887 (La. 10/29/18) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10
     Police stopped defendant's automobile, believing that he had violated La. R.S. Section 32:53(A)(3), which sets forth specific requirements for displaying a regi... view full summary
8.Court denies post-conviction relief to defendant convicted of brutal 2002 first degree murder by home invasion stabbing.
State v. Dustin Dressner, 2018-KP-0828 (La. 10/29/18) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 10

           Defendant was convicted in 2004 of first degree murder in the brutal stabbing death of Paul Fasullo. Evidence at trial... view full summary