State of Tennessee v. Walls

State of Tennessee v. Susan Jo Walls No. M2014-01972-SC-R11-CD Attorney Contributor:Jack Mitchell Criminal Law Journal Member:Jake Old Full Article PDF: State v. Walls Though the facts within State v. Walls are unusual, this case ultimately turns on fundamental rules of evidence and procedure. Susan Walls was implicated in a conspiracy to murder her husband, Larry …

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State of Tennessee v. Decosimo

State of Tennessee v. Rosemary L. Decosimo No. E2017-00696-SC-R11-CD Attorney Contributor: Mark Fulks Criminal Law Journal Member: Chase Misenheimer Full Article PDF: State of Tennessee v. Rosemary L. Decosimo This case began on August 18, 2012, when the defendant, Rosemary L. Decosimo, was arrested for driving under the influence (“DUI”) with a blood alcohol content above …

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State of Tennessee v. Frazier and Parks

State of Tennessee v. Charlotte Lynn Frazier and Andrea Parks No. M2016-02134-SC-R11-CD Attorney: Mark J. Fishburn, Criminal Court Judge Criminal Law Journal Member: Erin Hagerty Full Article PDF: State of Tennessee v. Charlotte Lynn Frazier and Andrea Parks The facts in State of Tennessee v. Charlotte Lynn Frazier and Andrea Parks are straightforward and uncontested.  Various …

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Nunley v. State of Tennessee

Tommy Nunley v. State of Tennessee No. W2016-01487-SC-R11-ECN Attorney: Kimiya Sarayloo Criminal Law Journal Member: Philip Butler Full Article PDF: Tommy Nunley v. State of Tennessee The Tennessee Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Nunley v. State restricts the ability of pro se criminal defendants to obtain coram nobis relief.  Nunley held that a pro se coram …

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State of Tennessee v. Daniel

State of Tennessee v. Angela Faye Daniel ­­ No. M2015-01073-SC-R11-CD Attorney Contributor: Erin Coleman Criminal Law Journal Member: Madaleine Gray Full Article PDF: State of Tennessee v. Angela Faye Daniel This case began on June 6, 2014 when Officer Megan Valentine, of the Franklin Police Department, stopped Ms. Angela Daniel, the defendant for suspected driving under …

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State of Tennessee v. Stanfield, et al.

State of Tennessee v. Janet M. Stanfield, et al. No. W2015-02503-SC-R11-CD Attorney: Jessica Jackson Criminal Law Journal Member:  Marabeth Kennedy Full Article PDF: State of Tennessee v. Janet Michelle Stanfield, et al. The Tennessee Supreme Court recently examined the nuances of the Fourth Amendment with respect to the expectations of privacy of a parolee, a probationer, …

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State of Tennessee v. Harbison

State of Tennessee v. Lajuan Harbison No. E2015-00700-SC-R11-CD Attorney: Russell Thomas Criminal Law Journal Member:  Nickolas Schulenberg Full Article PDF: State of Tennessee v. Lajuan Harbison LaJuan Harbison, the defendant, was indicted by a Knox County grand jury on four counts of attempted first-degree murder and four counts of employing a firearm during the commission of …

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State of Tennessee v. Lowe

State of Tennessee v. Lindsey Brooke Lowe No. M2014-00472-SC-R11-CD Attorney: Jennifer Hartsell Stockdale Criminal Law Journal Member:  Lovin Middleton-Dunn Full Article PDF: State of Tennessee v. Lindsey Brooke Lowe On September 12, 2011, the Defendant, Lindsey Lowe, gave birth to twin boys. She had concealed her pregnancy from her family and fiancé and gave birth to …

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State of Tennessee v. Patterson

State of Tennessee v. Kevin Patterson aka John O’Keefe Varner aka John O’Keefe Kitchen No. M2015-02375-SC-R11-CD, 538 S.W.3d 431 (Nov. 30, 2017) Attorney:  Liz Tipping Criminal Law Journal Member:  Tim Sweatman Full Article PFD: State of Tennessee v. Kevin Patterson In July 2015, a jury found defendant John O’Keefe Varner guilty of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated …

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