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Posted by: Landry Butler on May 1, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Eric J. Montierth, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Raquel Hayes.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Jonathan H. Wardle, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Karen Cook, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): EASTER

Petitioner, Raquel Hayes, appeals from the dismissal of her petition for post-conviction relief. At oral argument, the State acknowledged that the post-conviction court erred, and we agree. As a result, the judgment of the Criminal Court is reversed and the matter is remanded for a full evidentiary hearing.

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