STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JOEL SCOTT STEPHENS - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Mar 30, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Blake Sempkowski, Morristown, Tennessee, for appellant, Joel Scott Stephens.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Nicholas W. Spangler, Assistant Attorney General; C. Berkeley Bell, District Attorney General; and Dan Armstrong, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): OGLE

A Hamblen County Criminal Court jury found the appellant, Joel Scott Stephens, guilty of driving on a revoked license and violating the financial responsibility law. He was found not guilty of evading arrest. The trial court sentenced the appellant to a total sentence of six months in the Hamblen County Jail, with ninety days to be served in confinement. On appeal, the appellant challenges the trial court’s imposition of ninety days of confinement. Upon review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

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