RICKY LEE NELSON a/k/a RUSSELL WELLINGTON v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Mar 26, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Patrick E. Stegall, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Ricky Lee Nelson a/k/a Russell Wellington.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; David H. Findley, Senior Counsel; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Susanna Shea, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

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Petitioner, Ricky Lee Nelson a/k/a Russell Wellington, appeals the Shelby County Criminal Court’s denial of his motion to reopen post-conviction proceedings. Upon review, we conclude that petitioner has failed to comply with the statutory requirements governing an appeal of the denial of a motion to reopen a post-conviction petition. Accordingly, this court is without jurisdiction to hear the appeal, and the appeal is dismissed.

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