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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.Plaintiffs' attempts to fax file petition interrupted prescription.
Chad Richoux v. Terrebonne Parish Government, 2019-CC-0847 (La. 09/23/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     Defendants filed an exception of prescription, arguing that plaintiffs' facsimile filing of their petition was untimely. The district court denied the exception. The Fi... view full summary
TORTS

2.Court reinstates summary judgment for auto dealership in slip-and-fall.
Elaine Carpenter v. Northshore Motors I, Ltd. Partnership, 2020-C-0430 (La. 09/08/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     Wendell Carpenter was injured while attempting to test drive a new pick-up truck with a dealership salesman. When Carpenter was getting into the passenger side of the t... view full summary
CRIMINAL

3.Court remands non-unanimous conviction to court of appeal in light of Ramos.
State v. Tracey Williams, 2020-K-00473 (La. 09/08/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     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
4.Court remands non-unanimous conviction to district court in light of Ramos.
State v. James Jones, 2020-KK-00731 (La. 09/08/2020) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     As in the case above, defendant's non-unanimous jury conviction was not final when Ramos was decided. Here, the Court remanded to the district court to consider its den... view full summary
5.Evidence was insufficient for second degree murder conviction, but obstruction of justice conviction could stand.
State v. Simon Quinn, 2019-K-00647 c/w 2019-KO-00730 (La. 09/09/2020) [28 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     Defendant was indicted for the second degree murder of Robbie Coulon and for obstruction of justice by tampering with evidence of murder. The evidence showed defendant ... view full summary
6.Sixty-year habitual offender sentence under plea agreement was excessive.
State v. Keddrick Kennon, 2019-KO-00998 (La. 09/09/2020) [28 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     In 2014 a police informant made two controlled drug purchases from defendant. In the first, the informant bought two small bags of cocaine for $350, and in the second, ... view full summary
7.Court rules on admissibility of problematic confession by suspect in 1998 Lake Charles murder.
State v. Dennis Jerome Bartie, 2019-KK-01727 (La. 09/09/2020) [16 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     In 2006 defendant stabbed his girlfriend more than 20 times in front of eyewitnesses in Baton Rouge. He then stole her friend's car, drove it to... view full summary
8.2020Defendant was not required to file appeal before habeas petition.
State v. Kirklon Boyd, 2020-KH-0503 (La. 09/23/2020) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 28, Issue 9
     Defendant pleaded guilty and waived his right to appeal. He later sought post-conviction relief, arguing that he received ineffective assistance of counsel.... view full summary