NATHAN CORDELL BURKEEN v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jun 22, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Matthew H. Dunkin, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, for the appellant, Nathan Cordell Burkeen.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Lacy Wilber, Assistant Attorney General; Mike Bottoms, District Attorney General; and Dan Runde, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The petitioner, Nathan Cordell Burkeen, appeals the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief, arguing that he received ineffective assistance of trial counsel, which rendered his guilty plea unknowing and involuntary. Following our review, we affirm the denial of the petition.

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