STEVE DUCLAIR v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Jan 5, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

David S. Barnette, Jr., Kingsport, Tennessee, for the appellant, Steve Duclair.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Katherine C. Redding, Assistant Attorney General; Barry P. Staubus, District Attorney General; and Joseph Eugene Perrin, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The petitioner, Steve Duclair, appeals the denial of post-conviction relief from his 2011 Sullivan County Criminal Court jury convictions of the sale and delivery of .5 grams or more of cocaine and the sale and delivery of .5 grams of more of cocaine within a drug-free school zone, for which he received an effective sentence of 15 years. In this appeal, the petitioner contends only that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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