STATE OF TENNESSEE v. RAFAEL ANTONIO BUSH - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Jun 1, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Rafael Antonio Bush, Only, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Jonathan H. Wardle, Assistant Attorney General; and Jennings H. Jones, District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): THOMAS

The Appellant, Rafael Antonio Bush, appeals as of right from the Rutherford County Circuit Court’s summary denial of his Tennessee Rule of Criminal Procedure 36.1 motion to correct an illegal sentence. The gravamen of the Appellant’s complaint is that the trial court improperly enhanced his sentences based upon judicially determined facts in violation of Blakely v. Washington, 542 U.S. 296 (2004). Following our review, we affirm.

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