AUBREY TREMAINE EISOM v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Sep 24, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

W. Taylor Hughes, Jackson, Tennessee (on appeal), and Danny Goodman, Jr., Tiptonville, Tennessee (at post-conviction hearing), for the appellant, Aubrey Tremaine Eisom.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Clarence E. Lutz, Assistant Attorney General; and Phillip Bivens, District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): BIVINS

Aubrey Tremaine Eisom (“the Petitioner”) was convicted by a jury of two counts of first degree felony murder and one count of especially aggravated robbery. The trial court sentenced the Petitioner to life imprisonment for each felony murder conviction and to forty years’ incarceration for the especially aggravated robbery conviction, all to run consecutively. The Petitioner subsequently filed for post-conviction relief, which the postconviction court denied following an evidentiary hearing. The Petitioner now appeals, arguing that he received ineffective assistance of counsel at trial and on appeal. Upon our thorough review of the record and the applicable law, we conclude that the Petitioner is not entitled to post-conviction relief. Accordingly, we affirm the post-conviction court’s decision denying relief.

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