CCA Oral Argument Videos

The Court of Criminal Appeals video records some oral arguments, which can be found below.

May 4, 2021 - Western Section

State of Tennessee v. Maurice "Ricky" Blocker

Corinio Pruitt v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Lavonte Lamar Douglas

State of Tennessee v. Jerry Carter, Sr.

State of Tennessee v. Annon Sara Aloqili

April 27, 2021 - Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Andre Terry and Nolandus Sims

State of Tennessee v. Michael Lynch

State of Tennessee v. Eric Boyd

State of Tennessee v. Deborah Morton

April 13, 2021 - Middle Section

 
 

April 6, 2021 - Western Section

State of Tennessee v. George H. Person

State of Tennessee v. Terry Newsom

Tabitha Gentry v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Will Vaughn

O'Neal Johnson v. State of Tennessee

March 31, 2021 - Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Douglas M. Ferguson

State of Tennessee v. Stephen Maurice Mobley

State of Tennessee v. Amanda Dawn Freeman

State of Tennessee v. Tyrone E. Murphy

March 30, 2021 - Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Tyler Ward Enix

State of Tennessee v. Matthew Dotson

 

March 24, 2021 - Middle Section

Jarus Smith v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Christopher Scott Montella

Angela Montgomery v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Cindy B. Hinton

March 23, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Derrick Himes

State of Tennessee v. Darious Fitzpatrick

State of Tennessee v. Demontez D. Watkins

State of Tennessee v. Zackari Tennant

March 3, 2021 - Western Section

State of Tennessee v. James McClain

State of Tennessee v. Braxton Levar Taylor

State of Tennessee v. Mannan Mehdi

State of Tennessee v. Justin Case Jenkins

State of Tennessee v. Donald L. Elliott

March 2, 2021 - Western Section

Dontel Morgan v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. William Gossett

Curtis Keller v. State of Tennessee

Darius Jones v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Kevion McDonald

February 18, 2021- Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Shannon Bruce Foster

State of Tennessee v. James Michael Martin

State of Tennessee v. Donald Pennington

State of Tennessee v. Jay William Edwards

Adam Moates v. State of Tennessee

February 17, 2021 - Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Joseph Cox

State of Tennessee v. Kelly Brooke Frye

State of Tennessee v. Lafaris Brown

State of Tennessee v. Vanassa Hurst

Howard Burnett v. State of Tennessee

February 10, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Javier Alexander Rivas and Hayden S. Fryer

State of Tennessee v. Michael Keith Clark

Lizandro Guevara v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Robert E. Huse

State of Tennessee v. Joshua Travis Griffith

State of Tennessee v. Andrew G. Walsh

February 9, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Riley Christopher Wilburn

State of Tennessee v. Jonathan Michael Bass

State of Tennessee v. Desiree Petty

State of Tennessee v. Charvaris Donte Newsom

State of Tennessee v. William Alan Ladd

February 3, 2021 - Western Section

State of Tennessee v. Tony Thomas and Laronda Turner

Earley Story v. State of Tennessee

Elizabeth Harrison v. State of Tennessee

Estate of Sedley Alley v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. David Thomas Tidwell

Ronald Honaker v. State of Tennessee

February 2, 2021 - Western Section

State of Tennessee v. Jamauri Ransom

State of Tennessee v. Ivin Lee Robinson

State of Tennessee v. Russell Wheeler, Jr.

State of Tennessee v. Anthony Lee Carter

State of Tennessee v. Philip Michael Martinez

State of Tennessee v. Mario Myers

January 13, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennesse v. Ricky La Ron Houston Church (In re 911 Bail Bonding, LLC, Surety)

State of Tennessee v. Ronald Lyons, James Micheal Usinger, Lee Harold Comwell, Austin Gray Cooper, and Christopher Alan Hauser

State of Tennessee v. Caleb Josiah Cannon

State of Tennessee v. John Dennis Green

January 12, 2021 - Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Jennifer Murray Jewell

State of Tennessee v. Trenton Jermaine Bell

State of Tennessee v. Tanner Brady Burgess

State of Tennessee v.  Corey Forest

December 16, 2020 - Eastern Section

State of Tennessee v. Michael Broyles

State of Tennesse v. Christapher Baumgartner

State of Tennessee v. Douglas Ferguson

State of Tennessee v. Tharcisse Nkurunziza

December 9, 2020 MIddle Section

State of Tennessee v. Craig Dagnan

State of Tennessee v. Daquan H. Fields

State of Tennessee v. Frederick John Schmitx, Jr.

State of Tennessee v. Kenzi Anderson

December 4, 2020 Western Section

State of Tennessee v. Torijon Coplin

State of Tennessee v. Colton Davon Hatchett

State of Tennessee v. Jadarius Sankevious Foster

State of Tennessee v. Michael E. White

July 15, 2020 Middle Section

State of Tennessee v. Lawrence Eugene Allen

State of Tennessee v. Janice A. Campbell

Tiffany Michelle Taylor v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Michael Domonic Sales

July 14, 2020 Middle Section

Brian Pillow v. State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee v. Tommy Charles Simpson, Jr.

State of Tennessee v. Edward Walsh

State of Tennessee v. Joseph Christopher Hendry II

July 8, 2020 Western Section
 
 
 
 
July 7, 2020 Western Section
 
 
 
 
 
June 25, 2020 Western Section
 
 
 
 
June 23, 2020 Eastern Section
 
 
 
 
 
June 9, 2020 Middle Section
 

Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman v. State of Tennessee, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This case focuses on whether a trial court had the authority to commute a death sentence to life imprisonment. It originated in Davidson County.

State of Tennessee v Quantorius Rankins, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This Rutherford County case reviews a judge’s authority to deny judicial diversion and require sex offender registration in a statutory rape case.

State of Tennessee v. Willie Nathan Jones, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This second-degree murder case reviews the sufficiency of evidence and admission of the defendant’s statements into the record. It is from Putnam County.

State of Tennessee v. Demarius Jerome Pitts, June 9, 2020, Nashville – This Williamson County case reviews the denial of judicial diversion for a drug charge when the defendant has no previous felony or Class A misdemeanors, but a long list of prior arrests and charges.