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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.Court vacates judgment on agreement between district attorney and public defender for lack of justiciable controversy.
In re Cooperative Endeavor Agreement, 2018-C-1644 (La. 04/15/2019) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     The District Attorney and Public Defender for the 42nd JDC, Parish of DeSoto, entered into a cooperative endeavor agreement to allocate some fees from the district attorne... view full summary
2.Prisoner's personal injury suit was properly dismissed for failure to exhaust administrative remedies.
Korey Bossier v. Mark Garber, 2019-C-0146 (La. 04/15/2019) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Plaintiff filed suit against the Sheriff of Lafayette Parish and others alleging he was injured when he slipped and fell in his jail cell in 2015 while inca... view full summary
3.Civil District Court without authority to adjudge actions of Criminal District Court.
Samuel Barker v. Judge Karen Herman, 2018-CC-1725 (La. 04/22/2019) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Plaintiff filed suit in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans against a judge of the Criminal District Court for the Parish of Orleans and others. Defendants ... view full summary
CRIMINAL

4.Court reverses court of appeal's grant of evidentiary hearing on habeas application.
Jack Alexander Mason v. Keith Cooley, 2018-CP-0110 (La. 04/08/2019) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Petitioner filed an application for post-conviction relief. He requested that his convictions and sentences be reversed and, alternatively, that an evidentiary hearing be ... view full summary
5.Court clarifies mandatory minimum sentence for crime involving firearm.
State v. Bradley B. Parvez, 2018-K-1240 (La. 04/08/2019) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Defendant was charged with second degree murder for the shooting death of Timothy Rainwater. Evidence at trial showed that Rainwater was attempting to... view full summary
6.New general venire ordered because East Baton Rouge system inadvertently excluded qualified jurors born after June 2, 1993.
State v. Grover Cannon, 2019-KD-590 (La. 04/18/2019) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Defendant was charged with the first-degree murder of a Shreveport police officer and scheduled to be tried in East Baton Rouge Parish. After it ... view full summary
7.Court orders evidentiary hearing on habeas petition by teen who pled guilty to manslaughter in death of her baby.
State v. Brittany Tyson, 2018-KP-1475 (La. 04/22/2019) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     At the age of nineteen defendant was charged with first-degree murder in the death of her four-month-old baby and pleaded guilty to manslaughter. She admitted to shakin... view full summary
8.Court suppresses evidence gained from invalid warrant to subpoena medical records.
State v. James Daniel Johnson, 2019-KK-0114 (La. 04/29/2019) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Defendant moved to suppress the fruits of a search warrant to subpoena his medical records. The district court denied the motion, although it found that the officers failed ... view full summary
9.Court vacates sentence for failure to observe sentencing delay.
State v. Rudy Francis, 2019-K-0227 (La. 04/29/2019) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 4
     Defendant was found guilty of manslaughter in response to a charge of second degree murder, and the district court sentenced him to twenty-five years in priso... view full summary