Court of Criminal Appeals Opinions

Format: 10/01/2014
Format: 10/01/2014
M1998-00752-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Donald P. Harris
Hickman County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Charles C. Gary
M1998-00457-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
M1998-00239-CCA-WRM-PC
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State of Tennessee v. Jaquece Fitzgerald
II-302-109-A
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: R.E. Lee Davies
Williamson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Donnell Booker vs. State
E2005-00231-CCA-R3-HC
Authoring Judge: Judge Norma McGee Ogle
Trial Court Judge: Robert E. Cupp
The petitioner, Donnell Booker, appeals from the trial court's order dismissing his petition for writ of habeas corpus. The state has filed a motion requesting that this court affirm the trial court's denial of relief pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of the Court of Criminal Appeals. The petitioner has failed to establish that he is entitled to habeas corpus relief. Accordingly, the state's motion is granted and the judgment of the trial court is affirmed.
Johnson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Joseph B. Thompson vs. State
E2005-00005-CCA-R3-HC
Authoring Judge: Judge Norma McGee Ogle
Trial Court Judge: R. Jerry Beck
The petitioner, Joseph B. Thompson, filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the Sullivan County Criminal Court. The trial court summarily dismissed the petition for failure to meet procedural requirements, which dismissal the petitioner appeals. The State filed a motion requesting that this Court affirm the trial court's denial of relief pursuant to Rule 20, Rules of the Court of Criminal Appeals. Upon review of the record and the parties' briefs, we conclude that the petition was properly dismissed. Accordingly, the State's motion is granted and the judgment of the trial court is affirmed.
Sullivan County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State vs. Dan E. Durell
E2004-03014-CCA-R3-CD
Authoring Judge: Judge J. Curwood Witt, Jr.
Trial Court Judge: Ray L. Jenkins
The petitioner, Dan E. Durell, appeals the trial court's order dismissing his petition for post-conviction relief. The pleading is barred by the statute of limitations and was properly dismissed. Accordingly, this court affirms the trial court's denial of relief pursuant to Rule 20, Tenn. Ct. Crim. App. R.
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Jerome William Devereaux vs. State
E2004-01891-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge: Judge Norma McGee Ogle
Trial Court Judge: O. Duane Slone
Jefferson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Mark Alan Deakins vs. State
E2004-01803-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge: Judge Norma McGee Ogle
Trial Court Judge: Stephen M. Bevil
The petitioner, Mark Alan Deakins, pled guilty in the Hamilton County Criminal Court to especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, sexual exploitation of a minor, and statutory rape and received an effective eleven-year sentence to be served as one year in jail and the remainder on probation. Subsequently, the petitioner filed a post-conviction petition, alleging that he was prosecuted under unconstitutional statutes and in violation of ex post facto constitutional provisions. The trial court denied post-conviction relief. Upon review of the record and the parties' briefs, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.
Hamilton County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
James C. Ward vs. State
E2004-01397-CCA-R3-HC
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge Joseph M. Tipton
Trial Court Judge: Robert E. Cupp
The petitioner, James C. Ward, appeals from the trial court's order denying his petition for writ of habeas corpus. The state has filed a motion requesting that this court affirm the trial court's denial of relief pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of the Court of Criminal Appeals. The petitioner has failed to establish his claim of a void judgment. Accordingly, the state's motion is granted and the judgment of the trial court is affirmed.
Johnson County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Anthony Stokes vs. State
E2002-02597-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge: Judge Gary R Wade
Trial Court Judge: Douglas A. Meyer
Hamilton County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
Jerry Neal Carpenter vs. State
E2001-01732-CCA-R3-PC
Authoring Judge: Sr. Judge F. Lloyd Tatum
Trial Court Judge: Richard R. Baumgartner
The petitioner, Jerry Neal Carpenter appeals from the order of Knox County Circuit Court denying his petition for post-conviction relief. The post-conviction court dismissed Carpenter's petition, finding that the only claim alleged, i.e., the ineffectiveness of counsel, was without merit. In this appeal as of right, Petitioner challenges the lower court's ruling. We affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.
Knox County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10
State of Tennessee v. John Philip Noland
E2000-00323-CCA-R3--CD
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Rex Henry Ogle
Cocke County Court of Criminal Appeals 12/01/10