Opinion FlashJuly 22, 2003
Volume 9 Number 130
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Howard H. Vogel
STATE OF TENNESSEE, ON RELATION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, ET AL. v. ANY AND ALL PARTIES WITH AN INTEREST IN PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS TAX MAP 158, PARCEL 34, TAX ASSESSOR'S OFFICE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, ET AL. Court:TCA Attorneys: Joseph H. Johnston, Nashville, Tennessee, for the Appellants, Alliance for Native American Indian Rights of Tennessee Inc., Pat Cummins, Sandi Perry, and Marion Dunn. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter, Michael E. Moore, Solicitor General, and John H. Sinclair, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: FARMER First Paragraph: This is a case involving the proposed disinterment of Indian burial grounds. The Appellants urge this Court to consider numerous issues. Having determined that the only issue properly before this Court is the propriety of the trial court's denial of Appellants' motion to intervene, we affirm the trial court's denial of intervention. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/anyandall.wpd
STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JEFFREY DOUGLAS STRATTON Court:TCCA Attorneys: Julie A. Rice, Knoxville, Tennessee (on appeal) and Raymond Mack Garner, District Public Defender; and Stacy Nordquist, Assistant Public Defender, Maryville, Tennessee (at trial) for the appellant, Jeffrey Douglas Stratton. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Braden H. Boucek, Assistant Attorney General; Michael L. Flynn, District Attorney General; and Edward P. Bailey, Jr., Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, the State of Tennessee. Judge: WOODALL First Paragraph: Defendant, Jeffrey Douglas Stratton, was indicted on two counts of burglary. Defendant entered guilty pleas to both counts. Defendant was sentenced to two years for each conviction, to be served concurrently with each other and consecutively to his sentence for a prior conviction. Defendant contends that the trial court erred by ordering a sentence of incarceration. After reviewing the record, we conclude that a sentence of confinement was supported by the record. The judgment of the trial court is affirmed. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/strattj.wpd
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