Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
William J. Guste, Jr., Atty. Gen., Barbara Rutledge, Asst. Atty. Gen., Harry F. Connick, Dist. Atty., Marvin Optowsky, Louise S. Korns, J. Kevin McNary, Asst. Dist. Attys., for plaintiff-appellee.
Loyola Law School Clinic, William O'Hara, III, Linda B. Adams, Michael S. Gallagher, John M. Standridge, New Orleans, for defendant-appellant.
Supreme Court of Louisiana.
GARRISON, Justice Ad Hoc*.
The principal issue in this case involves the defendant's argument that the trial court erred in denying his request for a mistrial. It is contended that the defendant was substantially prejudiced by the State's failure to disclose its intention to use certain identification testimony. He had filed a formal motion for pre-trial discovery and a bill of particulars which specifically asked: "Was there a pre-trial...
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