CCA Oral Argument Videos

The Court of Criminal Appeals video records some oral arguments, which can be found below.

January 13, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennesse v. Ricky La Ron Houston Church (In re 911 Bail Bonding, LLC, Surety)

State of Tennessee v. Ronald Lyons, James Micheal Usinger, Lee Harold Comwell, Austin Gray Cooper, and Christopher Alan Hauser

State of Tennessee v. Caleb Josiah Cannon

State of Tennessee v. John Dennis Green

January 12, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Jennifer Murray Jewell

State of Tennessee v. Trenton Jermaine Bell

State of Tennessee v. Tanner Brady Burgess

State of Tennessee v.  Corey Forest

December 16, 2020 - Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Michael Broyles

State of Tennesse v. Christapher Baumgartner

State of Tennessee v. Douglas Ferguson

State of Tennessee v. Tharcisse Nkurunziza

December 9, 2020 MIddle Section

State of Tennessee v. Craig Dagnan

State of Tennessee v. Daquan H. Fields

State of Tennessee v. Frederick John Schmitx, Jr.

State of Tennessee v. Kenzi Anderson

December 4, 2020 Western Section

State of Tennessee v. Torijon Coplin

State of Tennessee v. Colton Davon Hatchett

State of Tennessee v. Jadarius Sankevious Foster

State of Tennessee v. Michael E. White

July 15, 2020 Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Lawrence Eugene Allen

State of Tennessee v. Janice A. Campbell

Tiffany Michelle Taylor v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Michael Domonic Sales

July 14, 2020 Middle Section

Brian Pillow v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Tommy Charles Simpson, Jr.

State of Tennessee v. Edward Walsh

State of Tennessee v. Joseph Christopher Hendry II

July 8, 2020 Western Section
 
 
 
 
July 7, 2020 Western Section
 
 
 
 
 
June 25, 2020 Western Section
 
 
 
 
June 23, 2020 Eastern Section
 
 
 
 
 
June 9, 2020 Middle Section
 

Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman v. State of Tennessee, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This case focuses on whether a trial court had the authority to commute a death sentence to life imprisonment. It originated in Davidson County.

State of Tennessee v Quantorius Rankins, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This Rutherford County case reviews a judge’s authority to deny judicial diversion and require sex offender registration in a statutory rape case.

State of Tennessee v. Willie Nathan Jones, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This second-degree murder case reviews the sufficiency of evidence and admission of the defendant’s statements into the record. It is from Putnam County.

State of Tennessee v. Demarius Jerome Pitts, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This Williamson County case reviews the denial of judicial diversion for a drug charge when the defendant has no previous felony or Class A misdemeanors, but a long list of prior arrests and charges.