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STATE OF TENNESSEE v. MICHAEL DALE RIMMER

Court: TSC

Attorneys:

Brock Mehler, Nashville, Tennessee, and Joseph Ozment, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Michael Dale Rimmer.

Robert E. Cooper, Attorney General and Reporter; Michael E. Moore, Solicitor General; Mark E. Davidson, Assistant Attorney General; William L. Gibbons, District Attorney General; and Thomas D. Henderson, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, the State of Tennessee.

Judge: WADE

The Defendant, Michael Rimmer, was convicted of one count of premeditated murder, one count of aggravated robbery, and one count of theft of property. In the penalty phase of the trial, the jury imposed a sentence of death for the first degree murder. On appeal as of right, the Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the convictions, reversed the sentence of death, and remanded to the trial court for a second sentencing hearing. State v. Rimmer (Rimmer I), No. W1999-00637-CCA-R3-DD, 2001 WL 567960 (Tenn. Crim. App. May 25, 2001). At the conclusion of that proceeding, a different jury imposed the death penalty based upon one statutory aggravating circumstance, i.e. that the defendant had a previous conviction for a felony with statutory elements involving violence to the person. Tenn. Code Ann. section 39-13-204(i)(2) (1997). As required for the imposition of a sentence of death, the jury also concluded that the aggravating circumstance outweighed the mitigating circumstances beyond a reasonable doubt. This sentence was affirmed by the Court of Criminal Appeals. State v. Rimmer (Rimmer II), No. W2004-02240-CCA-R3-DD, 2006 WL 3731206 (Tenn. Crim. App. Dec. 15, 2006). Our review is mandatory. Tenn. Code Ann. section 39-13-206(c)(1) (2006). Upon careful review of the entire record, we hold as follows: (1) although the trial court erred during the sentencing hearing by excluding evidence solely on the grounds of hearsay, the evidence was either introduced through other means or lacking in relevance or reliability, so the error was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt; (2) for a waiver of his right to testify to have been valid, a defendant need not state on the record that he was informed by counsel of our ruling in State v. Cazes, 875 S.W.2d 253, 266 (Tenn. 1994); (3) the jury instruction defining reasonable doubt does not offend due process; (4) references by defense counsel and a defense witness that the defendant previously had been on "death row" did not, under these circumstances, entitle the defendant to a new sentencing hearing; and (5) the sentence of death satisfies the proportionality guidelines. As to the remaining issues, we agree with the conclusions reached by the Court of Criminal Appeals. The relevant portions of the opinion are appended. The judgment of the Court of Criminal Appeals is, therefore, affirmed.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TSC/2008/rimmerm_022008.pdf


LYNN ADAMS v. ACE TRUCKING COMPANY ET AL.

Court: TWCA

Attorneys:

James P. Catalano, and Desiree I. Hill, Nashville, Tennessee for the appellants, Ace Trucking Company and Professional Insurance Underwriters.

Louis W. Ringger, Jackson, Tennessee for the appellee, Lynn Adams.

Judge: HARRIS

This workers' compensation appeal has been referred to the Special Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel of the Supreme Court in accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated section 50-6-225(e)(3) for a hearing and a report of findings of fact and conclusions of law. The employee, Lynn Adams, injured his lower back in the course of his employment in October 2002. The employer, Ace Trucking Company, accepted the injury as compensable. Mr. Adams received temporary total disability benefits and medical treatment. He was released to full duty in February 2003. However, he was unable to return to work for reasons unrelated to his employment. In April 2004, he sought, and received, additional medical treatment for his back injury. He was referred to a neurosurgeon, who concluded that his symptoms were not caused by his work injury. Mr. Adams had an independent medical examination in August 2005. The evaluating physician concluded that Mr. Adams had sustained a permanent impairment of 8% to the body as a whole as a result of the October 2002 injury. The trial court found that Mr. Adams had suffered a permanent injury, and awarded 20% permanent partial disability to the body as a whole. Ace Trucking appealed, contending that the evidence preponderates against the trial court's finding. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TSC_WCP/2008/adamsl_022008.pdf


GARY CARTER v. MILAN SEATING SYSTEMS

Court: TWCA

Attorneys:

P. Allen Phillips, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellant, Milan Seating Systems.

Jeffrey P. Boyd, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellee, Gary Carter.

Judge: HARRIS

This workers' compensation appeal has been referred to the Special Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel of the Supreme Court in accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated section 50-6-225(e)(3) for a hearing and a report of findings of fact and conclusions of law. The trial court found that the employee had sustained a permanent disability as a result of his work injury and awarded benefits for 80% permanent partial disability. The employer has appealed, contending that the trial court erred in finding that the employee's permanent disability was work-related and, in the alternative, that the award was excessive. The employee contends that the trial court should have found him to be permanently and totally disabled. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TSC_WCP/2008/carterg_022008.pdf


IN THE MATTER OF B.C.W JOHN GREGORY WILSON v. NAOMI JONES, ET AL.

Court: TCA

Attorneys:

Connie Reguli, Brentwood, Tennessee, for the appellant, John Gregory Wilson.

Vicky V. Klein, Madison, Tennessee, for the appellees, Geoff Jones and Deborah Ann Jones.

Judge: HARRIS

This is an appeal from the dismissal of a petition to modify custody of a minor child. The trial court determined that the petitioner, the natural father of the child, should not be afforded the superior rights of a parent. We disagree and reverse.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCA/2008/bcw_022008.pdf


FLAUTT & MANN, a Partnership v. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MEMPHIS, ET AL.

Court: TCA

Attorneys:

Lori Hackleman Patterson, Allan Jerome Wade and Brandy S. Parrish, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellants, The Council of the City of Memphis and The City of Memphis.

William H Fisher, III, and Valerie Futris Fisher, Memphis, Tennessee, for the Appellee, Flautt & Mann.

Judge: FARMER

This appeal involves protracted litigation concerning the zoning of a parcel of land located in Memphis, Tennessee. After a bridge, which provided the only access to the property, collapsed, the landowners planned to install and maintain billboards on the subject parcel by helicopter. The landowners initially applied to the Memphis City Council to have the subject parcel re-zoned from agricultural uses to commercial uses. The Memphis City Council rejected the landowners' application. The landowners filed a petition for review by common law and statutory writ of certiorari and an action for declaratory judgment in the circuit court. The circuit court entered an order reversing the decision of the Memphis City Council and remanding the case to the Council for a new hearing. Upon remand, the Memphis City Council once again rejected the landowners' application. The landowners filed a petition for contempt in the circuit court alleging the Council violated the court's order on remand. The trial court found that the Council violated its order, but that the Council was not in willful contempt of the court's order because it relied on the erroneous advice of its lawyer in interpreting the order. The trial court remanded the case to the Memphis City Council for a new hearing. The City filed an appeal in this Court. After noting that reliance on the advice of counsel is not a defense to contempt, we reversed the trial court's decision and remanded the case to the trial court to determine if the contempt was willful. On remand, the trial court found that the City was in willful contempt of the trial court's order and assessed daily damages of $1,500, accruing from June 13, 2003 order, until the Council complied with the court's order. The City filed a second appeal in this Court. We vacate the trial court's damages order and remand the case to the trial court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCA/2008/flauttmann_022008.pdf


WILLARD D. GORE, ET AL. v. TONY STOUT, ET AL.

Court: TCA

Attorneys:

C. Dewees Berry, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellants, Tony Stout and Linda Stout.

David Owen Day, Cookeville, Tennessee, for the appellees, Willard D. Gore and Marina F. Gore.

Judge: BRANDT

This appeal involves a dispute between two landowners over use of a route across the defendants' land that the plaintiffs use for access to their nearby land. Plaintiffs filed suit contending they had a right to use the disputed route. The trial court determined that the route had been dedicated and accepted as a public road, that the plaintiffs were entitled to a prescriptive easement over the defendants' land, and that the plaintiffs had a right to use the road by adverse possession. We have determined that the contested section of the route is not a public road, that adverse possession does not apply, and that the plaintiffs are entitled to a prescriptive easement over the defendants' land.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCA/2008/gorew_022008.pdf


ANTHONY BOWEN v. HOWARD CARLTON, WARDEN

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Anthony Bowen, Mountain City, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter, and Sophia S. Lee, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: GLENN

The petitioner, Anthony Bowen, appeals from the trial court's dismissal of his habeas corpus petition. He alleges that the trial court erred in not finding him indigent, dismissing his petition without an evidentiary hearing or appointment of counsel, and failing to make proper findings of fact and conclusions of law in its order of dismissal. The State argues that summary dismissal of the petition was proper. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/bowena_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE V. MARSHALL A. BRABSON

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Leslie M. Jeffress, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Marshall A. Brabson.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Assistant Attorney General; Randall E. Nichols, District Attorney General; and William Jeff Blevins, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: OGLE

A Knox County Criminal Court jury convicted the appellant, Marshall A. Brabson, of attempted voluntary manslaughter and being a felon in possession of a handgun, and the trial court sentenced him to concurrent sentences of seven and three years, respectively. On appeal, the appellant contends that (1) the evidence is insufficient to support his convictions; (2) the trial court erred by allowing the appellant to represent himself at trial; (3) the trial court erred by limiting the appellant's cross-examination of defense witnesses and by excluding the testimony of some witnesses; (4) the trial court erred by refusing to allow the appellant to play a video disc recording for the jury; and (5) his sentences are excessive. Based upon the record and the parties' briefs, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/brabsonm_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. RONNIE HENRY

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Robert C. Brooks (on appeal) and Jesse Walker Dalton, III (at trial), Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Ronnie Henry.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; David H. Findley, Assistant Attorney General; William L. Gibbons, District Attorney General; and Paul Hagerman and Ray Lepone, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WILLIAMS

The defendant, Ronnie Henry, was convicted of four counts of aggravated robbery, a Class B felony, and four counts of robbery, a Class C felony. The defendant received an effective sentence of seventy years. On appeal, the defendant presents three issues: (1) the sufficiency of the evidence to sustain the convictions; (2) error in the limitation of the testimony of a defense witness; and (3) error in sentencing. After review, we affirm the convictions but remand the case for resentencing in compliance with the standards contained in this opinion.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/henryr_022008.pdf


FREDDIE T. INMAN, JR. v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

James N. Adams, Corinth, Mississippi, for the appellant, Freddie T. Inman, Jr.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Lacy Wilber, Assistant Attorney General; and Bob G. Gray, Assistant District Attorney General; for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WITT

The petitioner, Freddie T. Inman, Jr., sought post-conviction relief from his conviction of theft of property having a value of more than $1,000 but less than $10,000. The McNairy County Circuit Court denied relief after an evidentiary hearing. On appeal, the petitioner argues that he received ineffective assistance of counsel because trial counsel failed to subpoena and call three witnesses at trial. We affirm the denial of post-conviction relief.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/inmanf_022008.pdf


ANTONIO KENDRICK v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Antonio Kendrick, pro se.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General & Reporter; Michael Moore, Solicitor General; Sophia S. Lee, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: GLENN

The Petitioner, Antonio Kendrick, appeals the lower court's denial of his petition for habeas corpus relief. The State has filed a motion requesting that this Court dismiss the above-captioned appeal or, in the alternative, affirm the trial court pursuant to Rule 20, Rules of the Court of Criminal Appeals. The Petitioner has failed to comply with the procedural requirements for seeking habeas corpus relief and has failed to allege any ground that would render the judgment of conviction void. Accordingly, we affirm the trial court's dismissal.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/kendricka_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JEFFERY RATLIFF A/K/A JEFFERY ABSHER

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Stephen M. Wallace, District Public Defender, and William A. Kennedy, Assistant Public Defender, for the appellant, Jeffery Ratliff a/k/a Jeffery Absher.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Elizabeth B. Marney, Senior Counsel; H. Greeley Wells, Jr., District Attorney General; and Barry P. Staubus, Deputy District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: TIPTON

The defendant, Jeffery Ratliff a/k/a Jeffery Absher, was convicted of six counts of rape of a child, a class A felony, T.C.A. section 39-13-522; one count of especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, a Class B felony, T.C.A. section 39-17-1005; one count of aggravated sexual battery, a Class B felony, T.C.A. section 39-13-504; and six counts of incest, a Class C felony, T.C.A. section 39-15-502. He received a total effective sentence of 112 years. On appeal, he argues that (1) the evidence is not sufficient to support his convictions, (2) the trial court erred in failing to suppress a videotape, (3) the videotape was not properly authenticated before being admitted into evidence, and (4) the trial court erred in allowing a transcript of the videotape to be submitted to the jury. We conclude that no error exists, and we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/ratliffj_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. TAB VIRGIL

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Javier Michael Bailey, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Tab Virgil.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; David H. Findley, Assistant Attorney General; William L. Gibbons, District Attorney General; and John Campbell, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: MCLIN

This matter is before the court upon the Defendant's appeal from an order of the trial court denying the Defendant's motion to withdraw his guilty pleas. The Defendant now appeals, contending that: (1) the trial court erred when it denied his motion to withdraw his guilty pleas because his guilty pleas were not knowingly, voluntarily and understandingly entered; and (2) his intended sentences could not be achieved by operation of law. Because we conclude that the defendant's guilty pleas were not knowingly, voluntarily and understandingly entered, we reverse the order of the trial court and remand to the trial court for further proceedings.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/virgilt_022008.pdf

HAYES concurring
http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/virgilt_CON_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. FAITH WHITLEY

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

James N. Adams, Jr., Corinth, Mississippi, for the appellant, Faith Whitley.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Mark A. Fulks, Assistant Attorney General; D. Michael Dunavant, District Attorney General; and Cameron Williams, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WILLIAMS

Faith Whitley, the defendant, was indicted for possession with intent to deliver over one-half ounce of marijuana, a Class E felony. After a motion to suppress was heard and denied, the defendant entered a guilty plea with an agreed sentence of one year on probation and a fine of $2000. The judgment purported to reserve certified questions of law pursuant to Tennessee Rule of Criminal Procedure 37(b)(2). After review, we conclude that the defendant has failed to comply with the strict requirements of Tennessee Rule of Criminal Procedure 37(b)(2). The appeal is dismissed.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/whitleyf_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. CAMERON WINSELLE

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Garland Ergüden (on appeal), Memphis, Tennessee; Sanjeev Memula and Glenda Adams (at trial), Memphis, Tennessee, for the Appellant, Cameron Winselle.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Michael E. Moore, Solicitor General; J. Ross Dyer, Senior Counsel; William L. Gibbons, District Attorney General; Betsy Carnesale and Nichole Germain, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WEDEMEYER

A Shelby County jury found the Defendant, Cameron Winselle, guilty of two counts of first degree murder, and the trial court sentenced him to two consecutive life sentences. On appeal, the Defendant claims the evidence does not sufficiently support his convictions. Finding no error, we affirm the trial court's judgments.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/winsellec_022008.pdf


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. TOMMY RAY YOUNG

Court: TCCA

Attorneys:

Robert W. Scott, Jacksboro, Tennessee (on appeal), and Timothy P. Webb, LaFollette, Tennessee (at trial), for the appellant, Tommy Ray Young.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Assistant Attorney General; William Paul Phillips, District Attorney General; and Michael O. Ripley and Todd Longmire, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: GLENN

The defendant, Tommy Ray Young, was convicted by a Campbell County jury of aggravated robbery, a Class B felony, and sentenced by the trial court as a Range III, persistent offender to thirty years in the Department of Correction. After the trial court overruled his motion for new trial, the defendant filed an appeal to this court in which he raised issues of ineffective assistance of trial counsel and the sufficiency of the convicting evidence. The State responded with a motion to dismiss on the basis that both the motion for new trial and the notice of appeal were untimely. By order entered on September 11, 2007, this court granted the motion to dismiss in part, ruling that the only viable issue that remained on appeal was the defendant's challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence. Following our review, we conclude that the evidence was sufficient to sustain the defendant's conviction for aggravated robbery. Accordingly, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/TCCA/2008/youngt_022008.pdf


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Date: 2008-02-20

Opinion Number: 08-30

http://www.tba2.org/tba_files/AG/2008/ag_08_30.pdf

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Davenport appointed to selection commission
Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, today appointed Bristol attorney C. Thomas Davenport Jr. to the state Judicial Selection Commission, which nominates candidates for all vacancies on the state's appellate courts and interim vacancies on trial courts. Davenport is a native of Bristol, a sole practitioner and a licensed mediator. A graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, he is past chair of the Board of Professional Responsibility.
Tri-Cities.com has the story
Coin toss sparks judicial complaint
Shelby County Chancellor Walter Evans recently flipped a coin in his courtroom to determine the order in which depositions would be taken. The move caused a flap among the parties and has led one attorney to file a complaint with the Tennessee Court of the Judiciary and file a motion that Evans recuse himself from the case.
Read more in the Memphis Daily News
Death sentence upheld by state Supreme Court
The Tennessee Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the death sentence jurors imposed on Michael Dale Rimmer for first degree murder and aggravated robbery. The court set Rimmer's execution date for April 7, 2009.
Read the opinion
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Hawkins County bar elects new officers
At the Hawkins County Bar Association election held Feb. 15, the following officers were elected for 2008: Allen Coup, president, with May & Coup in Mt. Carmel; Daniel Boyd, vice president, with Boyd & Boyd in Rogersville; and Michelle Green, secretary and treasurer, an attorney in Rogersville.

Georgia quest for water may mean court battle
Thirsting for more water in the midst of a drought, both the Georgia state House and Senate have approved resolutions calling for moving their state's northern border further north to tap into the Tennessee River. A few Georgia lawmakers went so far as to say they would urge the state to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Learn more in this AP story from the Rome News Tribune
Legislative News
Rules ratification advances
Both the Senate and House Judiciary Committees have recommended ratification of amendments to civil, criminal, appellate and juvenile procedures adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court. If adopted by the House and Senate the changes would take effect July 1.
View the rules proposals
Governor calls for new DUI law
Gov. Phil Bredesen rounded out his priorities for the current legislative session with a list of 79 agenda items issued this week. Among them is a proposal that would immediately revoke drivers' licenses from anyone arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed four DUI related measures yesterday. Those measures would eliminate the two-hour window for administering a breath alcohol tests, and increase penalties for open container violations, fifth and subsequent offenses and committing a DUI with a child in the vehicle.
Read about the governor's plan in the News Sentinel
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High court won't hear ACLU spying suit
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge yesterday to the Bush administration's domestic spying program, the Associated Press reports. The justices' decision, issued without comment, is the latest setback to legal efforts to force disclosure of details of the warrantless wiretapping that began after the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Retaliation case heard by court today
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today in a case testing whether workers who claim they were fired for complaining about racial discrimination may sue for damages under a key civil rights statute.
Hear Nina Totenberg's report on National Public Radio
Your Practice
Article looks at metadata ethics issues
Memphis lawyer Lucian Pera joins other ethics and technology experts in looking at the problems and pitfalls tied to metadata, the "data about data," in a National Law Journal story. In part, Pera says, "... lawyers are going to have to understand the technology they use or they won't be competent in practicing law or protecting their confidential info."
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Springfield judge receives reprimand
The Court of Judiciary yesterday issued a public reprimand to Springfield General Sessions Judge Burton D. Glover for two violations of state campaign finance law and two instances of misrepresenting factual information in campaign advertising. When notified of the finance violation, Glover refunded the money.
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