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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Nov 2, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Rocky Joe Houston, Ashland, Kentucky, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; and John H. Bledsoe, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The pro se petitioner, Rocky Joe Houston, appeals as of right from the Roane County Criminal Court’s order summarily dismissing as untimely his petition for post-conviction relief. The State has filed a motion to affirm the post-conviction court’s order pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. Following our review, we conclude that the State’s motion is well-taken and affirm the order of the trial court.

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