STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JAYME CONKIN - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Sep 7, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Ricky A.W. Curtis, Blountville, Tennessee, for the Defendant-Appellant, Jayme Conkin.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Clark B. Thornton, Senior Counsel; Barry P. Staubus, District Attorney General; and Ben Rowe, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

A Sullivan County Criminal Court jury convicted the Defendant-Appellant, Jayme Conkin, of first offense driving under the influence (DUI), a Class A misdemeanor, and she received a sentence of eleven months and twenty nine days, suspended to supervised probation after forty-eight hours' incarceration in the Sullivan County jail. On appeal, Conkin contends that (1) the evidence is insufficient to support her conviction; (2) the trial court erred in denying her motion in limine; (3) the Tennessee DUI statute is unconstitutionally vague; and (4) the State failed to disclose exculpatory evidence, requiring a new trial. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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