April 13 , 1999
Volume 5 -- Number 049

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This Issue (IN THIS ORDER):
 
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
01 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
01 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
02 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE
STATE LIST FOR PERMISSION TO APPEAL

Court:TSC - Rules


http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/statelst_412.WP6



ARTHUR J. HITE VS. GLAZER STEEL CORPORATION and BRADFORD A. GLAZER Court:TCA Attorneys: JERROLD L. BECKER, and SAMUEL W. BROWN, BECKER, THOMFORDE, BROWN & KNIGHT, P.C., Knoxville, for Plaintiff-Appellant. BERNARD E. BERNSTEIN, BERNSTEIN, STAIR & McADAMS, Knoxville, for Defendants-Appellees. Judge:FRANKS First Paragraph: The Trial Judge, responding to defendants' motion to dismiss, dismissed the plaintiff's cause of action alleging unjust enrichment, defamation, and estoppel against Glazer Steel and interference with a prospective economic advantage against Bradford Glazer, and plaintiff has appealed. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/Hitea_opn.WP6
STATE OF TENNESSEE VS. BOBBY DALE FRANKLIN, SR Court:TCCA Attorneys: FOR THE APPELLANT: FOR THE APPELLEE: GREG W. EICHELMAN JOHN KNOX WALKUP District Public Defender Attorney General & Reporter MICHAEL A. WALCHER ELIZABETH B. MARNEY Assistant Public Defender Assistant Attorney General 1609 College Park Drive 2nd Floor, Cordell Hull Building Morristown, TN 37813 425 Fifth Avenue North Nashville, TN 37243 C. BERKELEY BELL, JR. District Attorney General ERIC D. CHRISTIANSEN Assistant District Attorney General 109 South Main Street, Suite 501 Greeneville, TN 37743 Judge:WOODALL First Paragraph: The Defendant, Bobby Dale Franklin, appeals as of right his convictions for aggravated sexual battery, aggravated rape, and rape of a child, following a jury trial in the Criminal Court of Greene County. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/Frnklnbd_opn.WP6
LOVELL LIGHTNER VS. STATE OF TENNESSEE Court:TCCA Judge:WADE First Paragraph: The petitioner, Lovell Lightner, appeals the dismissal of his petition for post-conviction relief. The following issues have been presented for our review: (I) whether the petition is barred by the statute of limitations; (II) whether the petitioner's guilty plea was knowing and voluntary; and (III) whether the petitioner received the effective assistance of counsel. Because the petition is barred by the statute of limitations, this court affirms the dismissal pursuant to Rule 20, Tenn. Ct. Crim. App. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/Lightner_opn.WP6

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