JOE EDDIE MACLIN v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jul 3, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

William Michael Thorne, Lexington, Tennessee (on appeal); Mark E. Davidson, Covington, Tennessee (at post-conviction hearing), for the Petitioner-Appellant, Joe Eddie Maclin.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Meredith Devault, Senior Counsel, Assistant Attorney General; D. Michael (Mike) Dunavant, District Attorney General; and Jason Poyner, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

The Petitioner-Appellant, Joe Eddie Maclin, appeals the denial of post-conviction relief, contending that he did not enter his guilty plea knowingly and voluntarily due to the ineffective assistance of counsel. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the postconviction court.

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