Court of Criminal Appeals Opinions

Format: 02/27/2015
Format: 02/27/2015
State of Tennessee vs. Carla Jo Fitch
01C01-9209-CC-00290
Authoring Judge: Special Judge Allen R. Cornelius, Jr.
Trial Court Judge: Judge W. Charles Lee

A Lincoln County jury convicted Carla Jo Fitch of murder in the first degree. The trial court approved the verdict and imposed a sentence of life in the Tennessee State Penitentiary for Women. Her motion for a new trial was denied, and she has appealed to this Court. The defense presents four main issues, of which the first three issues have sub-issues.

Lincoln County Court of Criminal Appeals 01/05/96
03C01-9304-CR-00135
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Johnson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/29/95
02C01-9505-CR-00120
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Shelby County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9505-CC-00119
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Trial Court Judge: C. Creed Mcginley
Hardin County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9504-CC-00103
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Trial Court Judge: Julian P. Guinn
Henry County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9503-CR-00087
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Trial Court Judge: Arthur T. Bennett
Shelby County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
Eligibility; (2) Finding a Violation of Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123 (1968);
02C01-9503-CC-00059
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Gibson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9503-CC-00059
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Gibson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9501-CC-00001
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Obion County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9412-CR-00294
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Arthur T. Bennett
Shelby County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
Probable Cause Standard&Quot; Applied In State v. White, No. 03C01-9408-Cr-00277, Sullivan
02C01-9412-CC-00298
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Henry County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9412-CR-00263
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Shelby County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95
02C01-9412-CC-00298
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Julian P. Guinn
Henry County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/28/95