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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 25, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Derrick Rice, Whiteville, Tennessee, pro se.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; and Sophia S. Lee, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The petitioner, Derrick Rice, appeals the Shelby County Criminal Court’s summary dismissal of his petition for post-conviction relief as untimely filed. Upon our review, we reverse the decision of the post-conviction court and remand for proceedings consistent with the Post- Conviction Procedure Act.

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