Supreme Court Published Opinions - August 2017
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The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.
8-2-2017 - Opinions
27731 - Protestant Episcopal Church v. Episcopal Church
In a divided decision, the trial court's order is reversed as to twenty-nine parishes and affirmed as to the remaining parishes. The trial court's intellectual property ruling is affirmed by a vote of 2-2, with one justice declining to reach the issue.8-16-2017 - Opinions
The Court reverses the PCR court's denial of Mose's application for relief. The Court finds the one-year statute of limitations was equitably tolled and, therefore, Mose's application was timely.8-23-2017 - Opinions
27733 - In the Matter of James Michael Farrell
In this opinion, the Court disbarred James Michael Farrell based on his convictions on seven counts of money laundering, two counts of attempted tampering with official proceedings, and one count of attempted witness tampering.8-30-2017 - Opinions
27734 - In the Matter of William Ashley Jordan
This is a disciplinary opinion disbarring a lawyer.
27735 - In the Matter of Robert Clenten Campbell
The Court suspends Robert Clenten Campbell for three years, orders him to pay restitution and the costs of the proceedings, and orders him to complete ethics training.