Tennessee Supreme Court Reinstates Jury Trial's Aggravated Stalking Conviction

The Tennessee Supreme Court has reinstated an aggravated stalking conviction of a defendant for knowingly violating an order of protection. The court reversed a Court of Criminal Appeals decision that there was insufficient evidence for the jury to have convicted the defendant on the aggravated stalking charge. In the unanimous opinion written by Chief Justice Jeff Bivins, the court determined that the Court of Criminal Appeals improperly reweighed the evidence presented at trial, rather than assessing the sufficiency of that evidence. 
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