STATE OF TENNESSEE v. DANIELLE SIMS - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Dec 26, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Hewitt Chatman, Assistant Public Defender, for the appellant, Danielle Sims.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Clarence E. Lutz, Assistant Attorney General; James G. (Jerry) Woodall, District Attorney General; and Angela R. Scott, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The defendant, Danielle Sims, was convicted of aggravated statutory rape, a Class D felony, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a Class A misdemeanor, and received an effective sentence of three years, with eleven months, twenty-nine days to serve at 75% and the remainder on intensive state probation. On appeal, she argues that the evidence is insufficient to support her rape conviction. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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