FREDERICK E. BRAXTON v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Aug 31, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Gregory D. Smith, Clarksville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Frederick E. Braxton.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Jeffrey D. Zentner, Assistant Attorney General; Victory S. (Torry) Johnson III, District Attorney General; and Wesley King, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MONTGOMERY

The Petitioner, Frederick E. Braxton, appeals the Davidson County Criminal Court’s denial of his petition for post-conviction relief from his 2010 convictions for selling less than 0.5 gram of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school zone, evading arrest, and criminal impersonation and his effective fifteen-year sentence. The Petitioner contends that he received the ineffective assistance of counsel. We affirm the judgment of the post-conviction court.

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