STATE OF TENNESSEE v. SERENA CARTER - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Sep 17, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Lance R. Chism (on appeal) and James Thomas (at trial), Memphis, Tennessee, for the Defendant-Appellant, Serena Carter.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Clarence E. Lutz, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Nicole Germain, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

Defendant-Appellant, Serena Carter, appeals the Shelby County Criminal Court’s imposition of a twenty-five-year sentence for facilitation of first degree felony murder. The sole issue presented for our review is whether the sentence imposed by the trial court was excessive. Upon our review of the record, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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