Opinion Flash

October 03, 2003
Volume 9 — Number 180

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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
01 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
04 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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JAMIE DEWAYNE REED v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:                          

Jamie Dewayne Reed, Manchester, Kentucky, Pro Se.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Brent C. Cherry,
Assistant Attorney General; and Al C. Schumtzer, Jr., District
Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WELLES

First Paragraph:

The Defendant, Jamie Dewayne Reed, filed for post-conviction relief. 
The trial court summarily denied relief on the basis that the petition
was time-barred.  The Defendant now appeals.  We affirm the judgment
of the trial court.

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

Sheriff's Accessing E-911 Database to Aid in Serving Warrants

Date: September 26, 2003

Opinion Number: 03-124                         

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2003/op124.pdf

Sentence Credits for Workhouse Inmates Working for Private Employers

Date: September 29, 2003

Opinion Number: 03-125                         

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2003/op125.pdf

Constitutionality of Tenn. Code Ann. Section 55-50-321(c)(1)(B)

Date: September 29, 2003

Opinion Number: 03-126                         

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2003/op126.pdf

Violation of Lifetime Supervision Sentence

Date: September 29, 2003

Opinion Number: 03-127                          

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2003/op127.pdf

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