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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.Appeal of protective order from stalking not moot although protective order had expired.
Kayla Watson v. Daniel Banguel, 2021-C-01793 (La. 02/08/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     In January 2020 plaintiff filed a petition for protection from stalking against defendant under La. R.S. Section 46:2171. The district court granted plaintiff a tempora... view full summary
2.Genuine issues of fact precluded summary judgment regarding multiple flooding events at plaintiff's home.
Demecia King v. Town of Clarks, 2021-C-01897 (La. 02/22/2022) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     Plaintiff filed suit against the town of Clarks and town officials alleging her home was damaged from flooding from a manhole near her front door... view full summary
DOMESTIC RELATIONS

3.Interlocutory ruling on child custody was reviewable on appeal of final judgment.
James W. Baker v. Danielle Perret, 2021-CJ-01816 (La. 02/08/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     In this child custody dispute, James Baker was the father of the children, and Danielle Perret was their mother. After a two-day hearing, the district court found Bake... view full summary
4.Court remands paternity dispute in light of recent decision regarding peremption of avowal actions.
Garrett Bass v. Christopher Sepulvado, 2021-C-01124 (La. 02/15/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     Christina Edwards and Christopher Sepulvado were married in 2003. Edwards began having an extramarital affair with Garrett Bass in October 2016. In approximate... view full summary
CRIMINAL

5.Ruling allowing introduction of evidence of gang affiliation reinstated.
State v. Darryl Braggs, Jr., 2022-KK-00185 (La. 01/26/2022) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     Defendant was charged with second-degree murder in a shooting death and was tried in the 18th Judicial District Court. The State indicated its intent to introduce other... view full summary
6.Case remanded for consideration of claim of nonunanimous jury.
State v. Jerome Gray, 21-KO-1232 (La. 02/08/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     Defendant was charged with second-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with a shooting death that occurred on... view full summary
7.Writ application remanded to court of appeal for full briefing and an authored opinion.
State v. Damon Cain, Jr., 2021-KK-01596 (La. 02/15/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     In this brief per curiam with no factual detail, the First Circuit denied defendant's writ application, stating that defendant had an adequate remedy on a... view full summary
8.Denial of motion to suppress evidence gleaned from confidential informant's tip reinstated.
State v. Emile Lonzo, 2021-KK-01724 (La. 02/22/2022) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Eric Hymel received a tip from a confidential informant that defendant had been selling "basically any narcotic ... view full summary
9.Court of appeal had no authority to enhance defendant's multiple offender sentence.
State v. Contravious Travon Vinson, 2021-K-01883 (La. 02/22/2022) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 30, Issue 2
     Defendant was found guilty of domestic abuse aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was adjudicated a second felony offender ... view full summary