Opinion Flash

October 14, 2003
Volume 9 — Number 187

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STATE OF TENNESSEE v. PAUL REGAN, ALIAS

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:                          

David L. Hull, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Paul Regan, Alias.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Assistant Attorney General; Randall E. Nichols, District Attorney General; and Philip H. Morton, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WILLIAMS

First Paragraph:

The defendant appeals the trial court's denial of judicial diversion
contending that the court abused its discretion by not articulating
specific reasons on the record for the denial.  We agree with the
defendant and remand for a new sentencing hearing in order for the
trial court to place its reasoning upon the record.

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

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