STATE OF TENNESSEE v. CALVIN DOUGLAS - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 27, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Tony N. Brayton, Assistant District Public Defender (on appeal), and Jim Hale, Assistant District Public Defender (at trial), Memphis, Tennessee for the Defendant-Appellant, Calvin Douglas.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Attorney General and Reporter; Ahmed A. Safeeullah, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Nicole Germain, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

The Defendant-Appellant, Calvin Douglas, was convicted by a Shelby County Criminal Court jury of three counts of aggravated assault and one count of reckless endangerment with a dangerous weapon. The trial court sentenced the Defendant to an effective sentence of 20 years? confinement. On appeal, the Defendant argues that (1) the evidence is insufficient to sustain his convictions for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and (2) the trial court abused its discretion in imposing consecutive sentences. Upon our review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

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