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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.District court's post-appeal certification of judgment as final cured defects in appellate jurisdiction.
In re: Interdiction of Eunice Lirette Gambino, 2020-OC-00312 (La. 06/03/2020) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     In these proceedings plaintiffs sought to interdict both of their parents, terminate their parents' community property regime, and nullify donations to their s... view full summary
2.Court applied expired Louisiana prescriptive period to claim by Texas resident arising from Texas car accident.
Lettie Caruso v. Rodney Wooten, 2020-CC-0327 (La. 06/03/2020) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     Plaintiff, a Texas resident, was involved in a car accident with defendant, a Louisiana resident, in Texas in March 2017. In February 2019 plaintiff fil... view full summary
3.Court orders district court to follow procedure for revealing identity of a non-party patient.
Earnest Dean Bryant v. Naomi Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, L.L.C., 2020-CC-0474 (La. 06/03/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     Plaintiff sought to compel defendant to produce the identity of a non-party patient, and the district court denied plaintiff's motion to compel. The Court granted a sup... view full summary
JUVENILE

4.Juvenile court was bound by terms it imposed on juvenile's probation.
State in the Interest of L.S., 2020-CK-00677 (La. 06/09/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     By judgment dated February 5, 2020, LS was adjudicated delinquent. One of the conditions imposed by the juvenile court on LS's probation was that "[i]f the youth is arr... view full summary
CRIMINAL

5.Court remands non-unanimous jury convictions that were on direct review when Ramos was decided.
State v. Kendell Shanner Cagler, 2018-KO-01988 (La. 06/03/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     This case was on direct review on April 20, 2020, when the U.S. Supreme Court decided Ramos v. Louisiana, 140 S. Ct. 1390 (2020). In Ramos, the U.S. Supr... view full summary
6.Court refuses to consider whether Ramos applies retroactively to cases on collateral review.
State v. Willie Gipson, 2019-KH-01815 (La. 06/03/2020) [10 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     On collateral review, defendant challenged under the Sixth Amendment his conviction by a non-unanimous jury, and the district court denied relief. The Court denied his ... view full summary
7.Court refuses to suppress evidence resulting from warrantless search during probation officer's collection of sample for drug test.
State v. Darick Deon Carter, 2019-K-1443 (La. 06/03/2020) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     Defendants Darick Deon Carter and Karshalona Griffin moved to suppress evidence seized during a warrantless search of their home. The evidence included an assault rifle... view full summary
8.State was entitled to opportunity to show prejudice from allowing out-of-time habeas claim.
State v. Kashie Fernandez, 2019-KP-1743 (La. 06/03/2020) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     Defendant filed a claim for post-conviction relief after the expiration of the two-year limit provided by La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 930.8(A), and the district court all... view full summary
9.Court reinstates conviction that court of appeal reversed based on admission of hearsay, remands for review under Ramos.
State v. Trae Williams, 2019-K-01690 (La. 06/12/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 6
     Defendant was convicted of manslaughter by a 10-2 jury verdict in the shooting death of his uncle. At trial, the victim's daughter testified that two days before the mu... view full summary