STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JAMAAL L. BYRD - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 10, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Ryan David Hanzelik (on appeal and at trial) and Fred Hanzelik (at trial), East Ridge, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jamaal L. Byrd.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Kyle Hixson, Assistant Attorney General; William H. Cox, III, District Attorney General; and Brian Finley and Matthew Rogers, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The defendant, Jamaal L. Byrd, appeals from his Hamilton County Criminal Court jury conviction of voluntary manslaughter, claiming error in the jury instructions provided by the trial court and in the trial court’s failure to admit certain evidence. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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