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1.Attorney permanently disbarred after attempting to smuggle contraband into prison and being found in possession of drugs and stolen property.
In re: Edward Duane Schertler, II, 2019-B-1025 (La. 09/24/19) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     In March 2016 respondent, a Louisiana lawyer, went to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center to visit an inmate client. Respondent attempted to ente... view full summary
TORTS

2.Saints season ticket holders who attended 2019 NFC Championship game didn't have right of action against NFL.
Antonio Le Mon v. National Football League, 2019-CC-1264 (La. 09/06/2019) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     Plaintiffs are New Orleans Saints season ticket holders who attended the 2019 NFC Championship game between the Saints and the Los Angeles Rams. Plaintiffs... view full summary
CIVIL PROCEDURE

3.Application for rehearing on denial of supervisory writ to court of appeal didn't extend time to apply for writ to Louisiana Supreme Court.
Vicki D. Johns Blanchard v. Rayford James Blanchard, 2019-CC-0784 (La. 09/17/19) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     This case concerned the delays to file an application for supervisory writs. After an adverse ruling in the district court, plaintiff sought supervisory writs from the ... view full summary
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

4.Louisiana Senate candidate was entitled to have notice of candidacy reinstated.
Karen Carter Peterson v. Allen Helwick Borne, Jr., 2019-C-01365 (La. 08/28/19) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     On July 26, 2019, Allen Helwick Borne, Jr. appointed Paul A. Bello as his agent to file his Notice of Candidacy for Louisiana State Senate District 5. According to Mr. Bor... view full summary
5.Court reinstates district court opinion reversing revocation of officer's certification.
Mark Wheeler v. Louisiana Peace Officers Standards and Training Council, 2019-C-0584 (La.09/24/19) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     In Louisiana, all full-time peace officers must complete a basic training course certified by the Council on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST Council). In add... view full summary
CRIMINAL

6.Defendant who was subject to outstanding warrant for parole violation had diminished expectation of privacy.
State v. Deshawn Sims, 2019-KK-01257 (La. 09/06/19) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     In this case defendant's vehicle was searched while he was the subject of an outstanding warrant for a parole violation. He moved to suppress the ... view full summary
7.Public defender's prior representation of witness didn't create conflict of interest.
State v. Eric Robertson, 2019-KK-01343 (La. 09/06/19) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     Defendant was represented by the East Baton Rouge Public Defender's Office. The public defender sought to withdraw from the case, anticipating a co... view full summary
8.Court suppresses evidence where officer didn't have reasonable suspicion to extend traffic stop.
State v. Lori Anne Ellis, 2019-KK-0634 (La. 09/24/2019) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 9
     While defendant was driving, an officer observed her vehicle veer from its lane of traffic. The officer then conducted a traffic stop. He searched defendant's vehicle w... view full summary