STATE OF TENNESSEE v. WILLIE JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM - Articles

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Posted by: Karen Belcher on May 29, 2018

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Lance R. Chism (on appeal) and Sean Muizers (at hearing), Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Willie Jermaine Cunningham.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Alexander C. Vey, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Muriel Malone and Austin Scofield, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): EASTER

Defendant, Willie Jermaine Cunningham, appeals from the dismissal of several attempts to receive relief from an “illegal sentence” under Tennessee Rule of Criminal Procedure 36.1. Because Defendant has failed to state a colorable claim for relief, we affirm the dismissal of the motion for relief.

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