STEPHEN LEE SCOTT 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:

Tillman W. Payne, Nashville, Tennessee, for the Petitioner-Appellant, Stephen Lee Scott.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Senior Counsel, Assistant Attorney General; Victor S. (Torry) Johnson, III, District Attorney General; and Roger Moore, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

The Petitioner-Appellant, Stephen Lee Scott, appeals the denial of post-conviction relief, contending that he received the ineffective assistance of counsel in connection with his guilty plea because counsel misinformed him regarding the elements of felony murder. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.

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