JERMAINE R. CARPENTER v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Dec 28, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Jim R. Williams, Kingsport, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jermaine R. Carpenter.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Leslie E. Price, Assistant Attorney General; Barry P. Staubus, District Attorney General; and Teresa Nelson, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): OGLE

The petitioner, Jermaine R. Carpenter, filed for post-conviction relief from his conviction of simple possession of cocaine and two convictions of the sale of .5 grams or more of a substance containing cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school zone, alleging that his trial counsel was ineffective. The post-conviction court denied the petition, and the petitioner now appeals. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.

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