Goldstein v. Serio, No. 86-C-2522

CourtSupreme Court of Louisiana
Citation501 So.2d 208
Decision Date30 January 1987
PartiesWarren A. GOLDSTEIN, Mark B. Herman and Avram C. Herman v. Mitchell SERIO and Jack Serio.
Docket NumberNo. 86-C-2522

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501 So.2d 208
Warren A. GOLDSTEIN, Mark B. Herman and Avram C. Herman
v.
Mitchell SERIO and Jack Serio.
No. 86-C-2522.
Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Jan. 30, 1987.

In re Goldstein, Warren A.; Herman, Mark B.; Herman, Avram C.; applying for

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writ of certiorari and/or review; to the Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit, No. CA-5153; Parish of Orleans, Civil District Court, Div. "C", No. 85-7038.

Prior report: La.App., 496 So.2d 412.

Denied.

CALOGERO, DENNIS and LEMMON, JJ., would grant the writ.

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  • Practice and procedure: Patent and trademark cases rules of practice; representation of others before Patent and Trademark Office,
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 12, 2003
    • December 12, 2003
    ...as communications made in a quasi-judicial proceeding. E.g., Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412 (La. Ct. App. 4th Cir. 1986), writ denied, 501 So.2d 208, 209 (La. Under English common law, the ``absolute privilege'' from defamation actions that attaches to all statements and testimony by wit......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 12, 2003
    • December 12, 2003
    ...as communications made in a quasi-judicial proceeding. E.g., Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412 (La. Ct. App. 4th Cir. 1986), writ denied, 501 So.2d 208, 209 (La. Under English common law, the ``absolute privilege'' from defamation actions that attaches to all statements and testimony by wit......
  • Williams v. DiVittoria, Civ. A. No. 90-491.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 5th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Louisiana)
    • November 5, 1991
    ...speaker's notion of the truth or falsity of the statement. See Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412, 414 (La.App. 4 Cir.1986), writ denied, 501 So.2d 208 (La.1987), writ denied, 501 So.2d 209 In Goldstein, the court held that a group of lawyers had no defamation claim against former clients wh......
  • Williams v. Touro Infirmary, No. 90-CA-1377
    • United States
    • Court of Appeal of Louisiana (US)
    • April 16, 1991
    ...are disclosed by the petition itself, e.g., absolute privilege. Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412 (La.App. 4th Cir.1986), writs denied 501 So.2d 208, 209 (La.1987). See also Haskins v. Clary, 346 So.2d 193 Touro could raise qualified privilege in a motion for summary judgment (although its ......
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  • Williams v. DiVittoria, Civ. A. No. 90-491.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 5th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Louisiana)
    • November 5, 1991
    ...speaker's notion of the truth or falsity of the statement. See Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412, 414 (La.App. 4 Cir.1986), writ denied, 501 So.2d 208 (La.1987), writ denied, 501 So.2d 209 In Goldstein, the court held that a group of lawyers had no defamation claim against former clients wh......
  • Williams v. Touro Infirmary, No. 90-CA-1377
    • United States
    • Court of Appeal of Louisiana (US)
    • April 16, 1991
    ...are disclosed by the petition itself, e.g., absolute privilege. Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412 (La.App. 4th Cir.1986), writs denied 501 So.2d 208, 209 (La.1987). See also Haskins v. Clary, 346 So.2d 193 Touro could raise qualified privilege in a motion for summary judgment (although its ......
  • Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters, Through Juge v. Neyrey, No. 88-CA-2057
    • United States
    • Court of Appeal of Louisiana (US)
    • March 30, 1989
    ...consideration of evidence on an exception of no cause of action. Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412 (La.App. 4th Cir.1986), writ denied 501 So.2d 208 (La.1987). It appears that the trial court based its decision as to the presence of good faith on factors outside the pleadings and therefore ......
  • Marrogi v. Howard, No. 2001-CQ-1106.
    • United States
    • Supreme Court of Louisiana
    • January 15, 2002
    ...affiant in a prior judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding. In Goldstein v. Serio, 496 So.2d 412, 415 (La.App. 4th Cir.1986), writs denied, 501 So.2d 208, 209 (La.1987), the court refused to apply the privilege as an affirmative defense to defeat a claim for malicious prosecution or abuse of ......
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