March 12, 2001
Volume 7 -- Number 045

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00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
03 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
03 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Attorney General (PDF format)
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT DISCRETIONARY APPEALS

Court:TSC - Rules
                        
http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/certlist.wpd


IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT NASHVILLE INTERNAL OPERATING PROCEDURES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/coaio.wpd
IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT NASHVILLE RULES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS OF TENNESSEE http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/coarules.wpd
TIMOTHY V. BOWLING v. STATE OF TENNESSEE Court:TCCA Attorneys: Timothy V. Bowling, Pro Se. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General & Reporter; Glen C. Watson, Assistant Attorney General; and Victor Vaughn, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: WADE First Paragraph: The petitioner, Timothy V. Bowling, appeals the trial court's dismissal of his petition for post- conviction relief. In this appeal of right, the petitioner contends that the trial court erred by ordering a dismissal without an evidentiary hearing. The judgment is reversed and remanded to the trial court for the appointment of counsel and an evidentiary hearing. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/bowlingtv.wpd
STATE OF TENNESSEE v. SPIKE WILLIAM HEDGECOTH Court:TCCA Attorneys: Robert L. Marlow, Shelbyville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Spike William Hedgecoth. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Mark A. Fulks, Assistant Attorney General; William Edward Gibson, District Attorney General; Tony Craighead, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: WOODALL First Paragraph: The defendant, Spike William Hedgecoth, was convicted by a Cumberland County jury of hindering a secured creditor, Tenn. Code Ann. S 39-14-116, a Class E felony. The trial court sentenced Defendant to two years and a fine of two thousand dollars. Defendant's sole issue on appeal is whether the evidence adduced at trial was sufficient to support his conviction. After a thorough review of the record, we affirm the judgment of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/hedgecothsw.wpd
STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JOSEPH VELLA Court:TCCA Attorneys: Mark Stephens, Knox County Public Defender, Knoxville, Tennessee; Bob Edwards, Assistant Public Defender, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Joseph Vella. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Patricia Kussman, Assistant Attorney General; Randall E. Nichols, District Attorney General; Patti Cristil and Jennifer Welch, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: WELLES First Paragraph: The Defendant, Joseph Vella, appeals as of right from his criminal trespass conviction. He asserts that the evidence presented at trial was insufficient to support his conviction. We disagree; accordingly, we affirm the judgment of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/vellaj.wpd

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