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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Mar 21, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Joseph B. Thompson, Tiptonville, Tennessee, Pro Se (on appeal); and James E. Lanier, District Public Defender (at hearing), for the Appellant, Joseph B. Thompson.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; and Rachel W. Willis, Senior Counsel, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The Petitioner, Joseph B. Thompson, appeals the trial court?s denial of his petition for writ of habeas corpus. The State has filed a motion requesting that this court affirm the trial court?s judgment pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of the Court of Criminal Appeals. Following our review, we grant the State?s motion and affirm the judgment of the trial court.