Court of Criminal Appeals Opinions

Format: 07/26/2014
Format: 07/26/2014
John Penley vs. State
E2000-00154-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge David H. Welles
Trial Court Judge: Phyllis H. Miller
The Defendant filed for post-conviction relief, alleging that his guilty plea to drug-related charges (1) was not knowingly and voluntarily entered; (2) was the result of ineffective assistance of counsel; and (3) was contaminated by illegal evidence. After a hearing, the trial court denied relief, and the Defendant appeals as of right. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.
Sullivan County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Thomas McKee vs. State
E2000-00008-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge: Judge J. Curwood Witt, Jr.
Trial Court Judge: James Curwood Witt
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
E1999-987-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Kevin DeWayne Steen
E1999-02669-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge Joe G. Riley
Trial Court Judge: James B. Scott, Jr.
The sole issue in this appeal is whether the defendant was eligible for work release and/or periodic confinement prior to serving the mandatory minimum period of incarceration for second offense DUI. The trial court concluded that the defendant was ineligible for work release or periodic confinement prior to serving the mandatory minimum period of incarceration, and we affirm that judgment.
Anderson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Henry Christopher Johnson
E1999-02501-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge Thomas T. Woodall
Trial Court Judge: Douglas A. Meyer
Hamilton County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Michael Brian Goodwin
E1999-02424-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge Joseph M. Tipton
Trial Court Judge: R. Jerry Beck
Sullivan County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Kenneth R. Shell
E1999-02422-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge J. Curwood Witt, Jr.
Trial Court Judge: Lillie Ann Sells
Kenneth R. Shell appeals from his conviction of aggravated sexual battery. He seeks a new trial based upon newly discovered evidence. Finding no error in the trial court's denial of his motion for new trial on this basis, we affirm.
Cumberland County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Henry C. Bond
E1999-02183-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge Robert W. Wedemeyer
Trial Court Judge: Ray L. Jenkins
The Defendant was convicted by a Knox County jury of two counts of forgery not exceeding $500. The Defendant was sentenced as a career offender to concurrent terms of six years on each conviction. On appeal, the Defendant contends that the evidence is not sufficient to support his convictions for forgery. Finding no error, we affirm.
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
William Boyd v. State of Tennessee
E1999-02179-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge: Judge J. Curwood Witt, Jr.
Trial Court Judge: Richard R. Baumgartner
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Clint T. Melton
E1999-02090-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge David G. Hayes
Trial Court Judge:
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Robert Blocker
E1999-01624-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge Joe G. Riley
Trial Court Judge: Douglas A. Meyer
Hamilton County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Harvey Holt
E1999-01552-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge Joseph M. Tipton
Trial Court Judge: Ben W. Hooper, II
Cocke County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
E1999-01504-CCA-R2-CD
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Douglas A. Meyer
Hamilton County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10