October 29, 2001
Volume 7 — Number 200

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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
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
03 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
00 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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Howard H. Vogel
Knoxville, Tennessee
Editor-in-Chief, TBALink

SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT DISCRETIONARY APPEALS

Court:TSC - Rules

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/certlist_1029.wpd


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. DAVID GLENN AYERS Court:TCCA Attorneys: Ann D. Coria, Clinton, Tennessee, for the appellant, David Glenn Ayers. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General & Reporter; John H. Bledsoe, Assistant Attorney General; and Jan Hicks, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: WADE First Paragraph: The defendant, David Glenn Ayers, was convicted of driving under the influence, second offense. The trial court imposed a sentence of 11 months and 29 days with release eligibility after service of 75%. In this appeal of right, the defendant challenges the sufficiency of the evidence, argues that the trial court should have set aside the verdict as thirteenth juror, and contends that the sentence is excessive. The judgment is affirmed. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/ayersdavidglenn.wpd
STATE OF TENNESSEE v. MARY JANE BURCHFIELD McMAHAN Court:TCCA Attorneys: Steve McEwen, Mountain City, Tennessee (on appeal); Raymond Mack Garner, District Public Defender; and George H. Waters, Assistant District Public Defender (at hearing), for the appellant, Mary Jane Burchfield McMahan. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Mark A. Fulks, Assistant Attorney General; Michael L. Flynn, District Attorney General; and William R. Reed, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: RILEY First Paragraph: The defendant appeals the trial court's revocation of her probation. After a thorough review of the record, we affirm the judgment of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/mcmahanmjb.wpd
STATE OF TENNESSEE v. PATRICK D. PARIS Court:TCCA Attorneys: Jeffrey S. Schaarschmidt (on appeal) and John Brooks (at trial), Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the appellant, Patrick D. Paris. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Jennifer L. Bledsoe, Assistant Attorney General; William H. Cox, III, District Attorney General; and Barry Allen Steelman, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: TIPTON First Paragraph: The defendant, Patrick D. Paris, appeals from his convictions for attempted first degree murder and especially aggravated robbery, contending that the evidence is insufficient to support his convictions and that the trial court erred by allowing hearsay testimony into evidence as an excited utterance. We affirm the judgments of conviction. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/parispd.wpd
Admission of service dogs to places of public accommodation Date: October 22, 2001 Opinion Number: 01-156 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP156.pdf

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