STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JASPER CLAYTON - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 6, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Edward Perry Bronston, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jasper Clayton.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; J. Ross Dyer, Senior Counsel; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Pamela Stark, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

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Appellant, Jasper Clayton, pleaded guilty to facilitation of aggravated robbery. The trial court granted him judicial diversion for a three-year period. The State petitioned the court to revoke appellant’s judicial diversion, and after a hearing, the trial court granted the State’s request, revoking appellant’s judicial diversion and sentencing him to three years’ incarceration. On appeal, appellant contends that the State failed to comply with due process notice requirements and that the trial court abused its discretion by revoking his diversion. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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