STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JON MICHAEL JOHNSON - Articles

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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Oct 21, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Kevin McGee (on appeal) and James Brian Lewis (on appeal and at trial), Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jon Michael Johnson.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Clark B. Thornton, Assistant Attorney General; Victor S. Johnson III, District Attorney General; and Rebecca Valiquette, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

Pursuant to Rule 37(b) of the Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure, the defendant, Jon Michael Johnson, who pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence (“DUI”), appeals two related certified questions of law relative to the validity of the instrument used to measure his blood alcohol level following his arrest. Because neither of the certified questions presented is dispositive of the defendant’s case, the appeal is dismissed.

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