EDWARD HOOD, JR. v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Jun 8, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Samuel W. Hinson (on appeal) and Jack S. Hinson (at hearing), Lexington, Tennessee, for the appellant, Edward Hood, Jr.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Courtney N. Orr, Assistant Attorney General; Jerry Woodall, District Attorney General; and Nina Seiler, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): DYER

The petitioner, Edward Hood, Jr., appeals the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief as untimely. The petitioner asserts the applicable statute of limitations for his claim should be tolled as he was incompetent during the filing period. After our review of the record, briefs, and applicable law, we affirm the denial of the petition.

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