ANTHONY BOYLAND v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Aug 5, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Lance R. Chism (on appeal) and James Prentice DeRossitt, IV (at hearing), Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Anthony Boyland.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Rachel E. Willis, Senior Counsel; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Susan Taylor, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): TIPTON

The Petitioner, Anthony Boyland, appeals the Shelby County Criminal Court’s denial of his petition for post-conviction relief from his convictions for first degree felony murder, aggravated assault, and aggravated burglary and his effective life sentence. The Petitioner contends that he received the ineffective assistance of counsel. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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