STATE OF TENNESSEE v. BRADLEY KEITH CATHEY - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Sep 1, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Olin J. Baker, Charlotte, Tennessee, for the appellant, Bradley Keith Cathey.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Andrew C. Coulam, Assistant Attorney General; W. Ray Crouch, Jr., District Attorney General; for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): DYER

The defendant, Bradley Keith Cathey, appeals the Dickson County Circuit Court's finding of criminal contempt for failing to appear at a scheduled attorney setting. The trial court found the defendant in direct contempt of court and summarily sentenced him to ten days incarceration. On appeal, the defendant contends that the trial court erred in finding him in summary contempt. Following our review, the judgment of the trial court is reversed and vacated. The cause is remanded for a hearing in accordance with Tennessee Rule of Criminal Procedure 42(b).

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