State v. Myers

State v. Myers 581 S.W.3d 173 No. M2015-01855-SC-R11-CD Attorney Contributor: Dustin Faeder Journal Member: Brett Windrow PDF: State v. Myers This case started on March 13, 2014, from an inspection initiated due to repeated complaints based on an alleged illegal automobile repair shop in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.[1] This was the second occasion that the inspector, Ms. …

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State of Tennessee v. Minor

State of Tennessee v. Christopher Minor 546 S.W.3d 59 Attorney Contributor: Taylor D. Payne Criminal Law Journal Member: Joseph North PDF Copy: State of TN v. Christopher Minor In State of Tennessee v. Christopher Minor, the Tennessee Supreme Court thoroughly detailed the plain error doctrine and held that that “new rules apply retroactively to cases …

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State of Tennessee v. McElrath

State of Tennessee v. Jerome Antonio McElrath 569 S.W.3d 565 (Tenn. 2019) No. M2015-01794-SC-R11-CD and No. M2015-01958-SC-R11-CD Attorney Contributor: Roger E. Nell Criminal Law Journal Member: Cooper Byers PDF: State of TN v. McElrath   Rather than keeping just one document listing all those currently barred from housing authority property, the Union City Police Department …

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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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