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[T] Woods v. State

May 12, 1998

ALPHONSO WOODS A/K/A ALFONSO WOODS, APPELLANT
v.
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, APPELLEE



Before Thomas, P.j., Coleman, And Hinkebein, JJ.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hinkebein, J., For The Court:

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

DATE OF JUDGMENT: 07/06/95

TRIAL JUDGE: HON. LAMAR PICKARD

COURT FROM WHICH APPEALED: JEFFERSON COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT

NATURE OF THE CASE: CRIMINAL - FELONY

TRIAL COURT DISPOSITION: MURDER: SENTENCED TO SERVE A TERM OF LIFE WITH THE MDOC

MOTION FOR REHEARING FILED:

CERTIORARI FILED:

MANDATE ISSUED:

Alphonso Woods was convicted in the Jefferson County Circuit Court of murder. For his offense, Woods was sentenced to serve a life term with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Aggrieved by his conviction, Woods appeals to the Court on the following grounds:

I. DID THE TRIAL COURT COMMIT ERROR IN NOT GRANTING A DIRECTED VERDICT WHEN THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI DID NOT GIVE DEFENDANT OR HIS ATTORNEY AN AUDIO TAKEN BY THE STATE FROM THE DEFENDANT?

II. DID THE TRIAL COURT COMMIT ERROR IN DENYING APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR DIRECTED VERDICT IN THAT THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED SHOWED SELF-DEFENSE?

III. DID THE TRIAL COURT COMMIT ERROR IN NOT GRANTING A DIRECTED VERDICT IN THAT THE ELEMENTS OF MURDER WERE NOT ESTABLISHED NOR PROVED BY ...


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