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Today's Opinions: May 25, 2005
Volume 11 — Number 099
Following this index are summaries of each case, including its name, first paragraph, author's name, and the names of attorneys for the parties of each opinion.
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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Howard H. Vogel
Knoxville, Tennessee
Editor-in-Chief, TBALink


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JOSEPH LARUE DAVIS

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:                          

Keith E. Haas, Newport, Tennessee, for the appellant, Joseph Larue
Davis. 

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; David E. Coenen,
Assistant Attorney General;Al C. Schmutzer, Jr., District Attorney
General; and James B. Dunn and Tracy L. Stone, Assistant District
Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: OGLE

First Paragraph:

The appellant, Joseph Larue Davis, pled guilty in the Cocke County
Circuit Court to aggravatedburglary and theft of property over $1,000.
 Pursuant to the plea agreement, the appellant received concurrent
four-year sentences with the manner of service to be determined by the
trialcourt.  After a sentencing hearing, the trial court ordered the
appellant to serve his sentences in confinement.  On appeal, the
appellant claims the trial court improperly enhanced his sentencesand
erred by refusing to grant his request for alternative sentencing. 
Upon review of the record and the parties' briefs, we affirm the
judgments of the trial court.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/2005/davisj52505.pdf

Whether a Posted Sign is an Adequate Disclaimer Which Would Preclude a
Store Owner From Being Charged with a Criminal Offense.

Date: May 23, 2005 

Opinion Number: 05-085

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2005/op85.pdf

Eligibility for Tuition Waivers by Spouses and Dependent Children of
Deceased Tennessee National Guard Members

Date: May 23, 2005

Opinion Number:  05-086

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2005/op86.pdf

Cameras at Intersections

Date: May 24, 2005

Opinion Number: 05-087

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2005/op87.pdf

Service of a Police Chief as a Member of the Peace Officer Standards
and Training Commission After Retirement From The Position of Police
Chief

Date: May 24, 2005

Opinion Number:  05-088

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2005/op88.pdf

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