March 21, 2001
Volume 7 -- Number 052

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00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
00 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
02 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
07 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Attorney General (PDF format)
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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						STATE OF TENNESSEE v. HOMER L. EVANS

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:

Vic Pryor and Kathy Parrott, Jacksboro, Tennessee, for the appellant,
Homer L. Evans.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Mark A. Fulks,
Assistant Attorney General; William Paul Phillips, District Attorney
General; and Michael Olin Ripley, Assistant District Attorney General,
for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge:  TIPTON

First Paragraph:

The defendant appeals from the trial court's denial of alternative
sentencing.  We affirm the trial court.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/evanshl.wpd


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. ALI MOHSENZADEH Court:TCCA Attorneys: V. Michael Fox, Nashville, Tennessee, for the Appellant, Ali Mohsenzadeh. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Elizabeth T. Ryan, Assistant Attorney General; Ron Davis; District Attorney General, and Derek K. Smith, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: WELLES First Paragraph: The Defendant was convicted by a jury of DUI and sentenced to thirty days, suspended upon the service of five days, and eleven-months, twenty-nine days probation. The Defendant now appeals, contending that the arresting officer had no reasonable suspicion to pull him over or probable cause to arrest him; that the evidence is insufficient to support his conviction; that the State failed to prove venue; and that his sentence is excessive. We affirm the defendant's conviction and modify his sentence. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/mohsenzadeha.wpd
Preemption of Tenn. Code Ann. S 65-4-201(c) and/or (d) by 47 U.S.C. S 253 Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-036 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP36.pdf
Employee Pension Funds Not Considered "Earnings" Under Workers' Compensation Act Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-037 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP37.pdf
Probable cause determinations by judicial commissioners Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-038 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP38.pdf
Reconsideration Tenn. Atty. Gen. Op. No. 00-94 (May 18, 2000) - Constitutionality of House Bill 1932/Senate Bill 1933 from 101st General Assembly Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-039 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP39.pdf
Expungement of Records Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-040 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP40.pdf
Jurisdiction of General Sessions Court Under Tenn. Code Ann. S 33-7-303 Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-041 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP41.pdf
Applicability of Open Meetings Act to Hospital Board Date: March 19, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-042 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP42.pdf

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