State: Tennessee

TN § 39-13-202. First degree murder.

TN – Tennessee Code Annotated Title 39 Criminal Offenses Chapter 13 Offenses Against Person Part 2 Criminal Homicide 39-13-202. First degree murder. (a) First degree murder is: (1) A premeditated and intentional killing of another; (2) A killing of another committed in the perpetration of or attempt to perpetrate any first degree murder, act of …

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State v. Benson, 2020 Tenn. LEXIS 155 (TN Sup. Ct. 2020)

State v. Benson, 2020 Tenn. LEXIS 155 (TN Sup. Ct. 2020) Supreme Court of Tennessee, At Jackson November 6, 2019, Session; April 30, 2020, Filed No. W2017-01119-SC-R11-CD 2020 Tenn. LEXIS 155 STATE OF TENNESSEE v. ANTONIO BENSON Counsel: Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Andrée Sophia Blumstein, Solicitor General; Jonathan David Shaub, Assistant …

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State v. Land, 2020 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 99 (TN Ct. Crim. App. 2020)

State v. Land, 2020 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 99 (TN Ct. Crim. App. 2020) Court of Criminal Appeals of Tennessee, At Nashville December 11, 2019, Assigned on Briefs; February 19, 2020, Filed LOSD Summary: This is a second-degree murder case in which the 72-year-old Defendant is convicted for stabbing and killing the 24-year-old female victim.  …

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White v. State, 2020 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 61 (TN Ct. Crim. App. 2020)

White v. State, 2020 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 61 (TN Ct. Crim. App. 2020) Court of Criminal Appeals of Tennessee, At Nashville September 17, 2019, Assigned on Briefs; February 3, 2020 LOSD Summary: This case involves issues around the introduction by defense of specialized knowledge intended to support a claim of self-defense (in this case, …

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State v. Wilkins, 2020 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 55 (TN Ct. Crim. App. 2020)

State v. Wilkins, 2020 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 55 (TN Ct. Crim. App. 2020) Court of Criminal Appeals of Tennessee, At Jackson December 3, 2019, Assigned on Briefs; January 31, 2020, Filed LOSD Summary: This case is interesting largely because it highlights the very poor drafting of Tennessee’s self-defense statute, making it very difficult to …

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TN 39-13-102. Aggravated Assault

Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-13-102 TN – Tennessee Code Annotated Title 39 Criminal Offenses Chapter 13 Offenses Against Person Part 1 Assaultive Offenses 39-13-102. Aggravated assault. (a) (1) A person commits aggravated assault who: (A) Intentionally or knowingly commits an assault as defined in § 39-13-101, and the assault: (i) Results in serious bodily injury …

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TN 39-13-101. Assault.

Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-13-101 TN – Tennessee Code Annotated Title 39 Criminal Offenses Chapter 13 Offenses Against Person Part 1 Assaultive Offenses 39-13-101. Assault. (a) A person commits assault who: (1) Intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; (2) Intentionally or knowingly causes another to reasonably fear imminent bodily injury; or (3) …

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