FRANKLIN FITCH v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Mar 7, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Paul K. Guibao, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Franklin Fitch.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; DeShea Dulany Faughn, Assistant Attorney General, Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Stacy McEndree, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): OGLE

The petitioner, Franklin Fitch, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Tennessee Department of Correction. Subsequently, he filed a petition for post-conviction relief, alleging that his trial counsel were ineffective. The post-conviction court denied the petition, and the petitioner appeals. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.

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