QUINCY MOUTRY v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jan 28, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Jonathan S. Wood, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Quincy Moutry.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Meredith DeVault, Senior Counsel; Randall Eugene Nichols, District Attorney General; and Ta Kisha Fitzgerald, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

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Petitioner pleaded guilty to manufacturing less than .5 grams of a controlled substance and received a sentence of seven years. Petitioner filed an unsuccessful petition for postconviction relief. On appeal, petitioner contends that he received ineffective assistance of counsel prior to his guilty plea hearing and that his guilty plea was not knowing and voluntary. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.

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