United States Fifth Circuit

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State of Louisiana v. Guidry, 06-30641

In a suit brought by the state of Louisiana against defendant arising from defendant's participation in an extortion/bribery scheme involving a former Louisiana governor, summary judgment against the state is affirmed as the district court properly rejected claims of tortious acquisition of a riverboat license, conspiracy to breach a fiduciary duty, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/15/2007
  • Published 06/18/2007


  • WIENER, Circuit Judge:, Before KING, WIENER, and OWEN, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Joel E. Gooch (argued), Blaise Michael Sonnier (argued), Allen & Gooch, Lafayette, LA, for State of LA., Arthur A. Lemann, III (argued), New Orleans, LA, for Guidry.