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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jun 23, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Brooks Stevenson, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Byron Becton.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; James E. Gaylord, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Stacy McEndree, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The petitioner, Byron Becton, appeals the denial of post-conviction relief from his 2011 Shelby County Criminal Court jury convictions of aggravated rape, claiming that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel at trial. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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