Opinion Flash

November 17, 2003
Volume 9 — Number 210

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00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
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00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
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00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Attorney General (PDF format)
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
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SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE
SUPREME COURT DISCRETIONARY APPEALS

Court:TSC - Rules

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/certlist_1117.wpd

STATE OF TENNESSEE v. TIM HOLT

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:                          

Greg W. Eichelman, District Public Defender, for the appellant, Tim
Holt.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Helena Walton
Yarbrough, Assistant Attorney General; C. Berkeley Bell, Jr., District
Attorney General; and Jonathan M. Holcomb and Connie Trobaugh,
Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of
Tennessee.

Judge: TIPTON

First Paragraph:

The defendant, Tim Holt, appeals as of right from his conviction by a
jury in the Hancock County Criminal Court for first degree,
premeditated murder.  The defendant received a sentence of life
imprisonment with the possibility of parole.  He contends that (1) the
evidence is insufficient to support his conviction, (2) the trial
court erroneously allowed the defendant's wife to testify, violating
his privilege regarding marital communications, (3) the trial court
erroneously allowed prejudicial exhibits to be entered into evidence,
and (4) the trial court erroneously instructed the jury on second
degree murder.  We affirm the trial court.

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

STATE OF TENNESSEE v. LARRY S. REESE
CORRECTED DISSENTING OPINION

Court:TCCA

Judge: OGLE

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

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