JAMES FREDERICK HEGEL v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 19, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Matthew A. Spivey, Kingsport, Tennessee, for the Defendant-Appellant, James F. Hegel.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Clarence E. Lutz, Assistant Attorney General; Barry Staubus, District Attorney General; and Julie R. Canter, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

The Petitioner, James Frederick Hegel, appeals the post-conviction court’s denial of relief from his convictions for rape of a child and incest. On appeal, the Petitioner argues that he received ineffective assistance of counsel. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the post- conviction court.

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