GERALD SANFORD v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jun 7, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Marvin Adams, III (on appeal) and Melody Oliver (at hearing), Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Gerald Sanford.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Sophia S. Lee, Senior Counsel; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Brooks Irvine, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The petitioner, Gerald Sanford, appeals the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief, arguing that his trial counsel provided ineffective assistance by not hiring DNA and blood spatter experts to testify at his trial. Following our review, we affirm the denial of the petition.

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