GINGER ILENE HUDSON STUMP v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Apr 29, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Brian C. Belden, Shelbyville, Tennessee, for the Defendant-Appellant, Ginger Ilene Hudson Stump.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Sophia S. Lee, Senior Counsel; Robert James Carter, District Attorney General; and Richard A. Cawley, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The petitioner, Ginger Ilene Hudson Stump, pled guilty to seven counts of forgery, of which six were Class E felonies and one was a Class D felony. The trial court sentenced her as a career offender to twenty-four years in the Department of Correction. On direct appeal, this court affirmed the petitioner’s convictions and sentence. State v. Ginger Ilene Hudson Stump, No. M2012-02723-CCA-R3-CD, 2013 WL 5310526, at *1 (Tenn. Crim. App. Sept. 20, 2013). Subsequently, she filed a pro se petition for post-conviction relief, alleging she received the ineffective assistance of counsel. Counsel was appointed and, following an evidentiary hearing, the post-conviction court denied the petition. Based upon our review, we affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.

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