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Scott v. State

April 07, 1998

SCOTT V. STATE


Before Bridges, C.j., McMILLIN And Thomas, P.jj.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Thomas, P.j.

W.C. SCOTT, APPELLANT v. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, APPELLEE

THIS OPINION IS NOT DESIGNATED FOR PUBLICATION AND MAY NOT BE CITED, PURSUANT TO M.R.A.P. 35-B

DATE OF JUDGMENT: 06/17/96

TRIAL JUDGE: HON. MARCUS GORDON

COURT FROM WHICH APPEALED: SCOTT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT

NATURE OF THE CASE: CRIMINAL - FELONY

TRIAL COURT DISPOSITION: SALE OF COCAINE; 15 YRS

DISPOSITION AFFIRMED - 4/7/98

MOTION FOR REHEARING FILED:

CERTIORARI FILED:

MANDATE ISSUED:

W.C. Scott appeals his conviction of sale of cocaine, raising the following issues as error:

I. THE VERDICT WAS AGAINST THE OVERWHELMING WEIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE.

II. INTRODUCTION OF EVIDENCE OF THE CONVICTION OF CO-INDICTEE, SAMUEL AMOS, FOR THE SAME CRIME DENIED APPELLANT A FAIR TRIAL.

III. APPELLANT WAS DENIED HIS SIXTH AMENDMENT RIGHT TO EFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL BY FAILURE OF TRIAL COUNSEL TO OBJECT TO TESTIMONY BY THE STATE THAT ALLEGED ACCOMPLICE, SAMUEL AMOS, ...


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