State v. Allen Pleadings

Although a number of pleadings have been filed in the Allen Cases, please find below some of the more significant court orders and pleadings filed by the parties.  For copies of other orders and pleadings, please contact the Criminal Court Clerk's Office.

Court Orders

Please find below some of the more significant court orders filed in the Allen Cases.  For copies of other orders filed, please contact the Criminal Court Clerk's Office.

Scheduling Orders


Notices of Hearing (Related to Pretrial Motions)

 









Substantive Orders Relating to Motions

The vast majority of pretrial motions have been addressed in the monthly Notices of Hearing.   However, additional motions have been addressed through entry of separate orders. such as the following:


  • Order Denying Sims No. 7 (entered January 14, 2019)  (addressing "for financial gain" as an element of a RICO predicate act)


  • Order Denying Sims No. 8 (entered November 26, 2018)  (addressing the jurisdiction of juvenile court and criminal court)




Orders Relating to Conditions of Pretrial Release

Substantive Motions

Please find below some of the more significant substantive motions filed by the parties in the Allen Cases.  For copies of other motions filed, please contact the Criminal Court Clerk's Office.

Motions to Dismiss

Motions Previously Resolved:






  • Cortez Sims: 







Motions Heard and Currently Under Advisement:

  





  • Arnold Motion No. 1: Motion to Dismiss Counts I and II Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-12-204(e) (filed January 04, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement




  • C. Clemons Motion No. 16: Motion to Dismiss Presentment Against Countess Clemons (filed January 03, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement







  • Mayes Motion No. 13: Motion to Dismiss Defective Presentment Pursuant to Rule 12 of the Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure (filed December 27, 2018); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement







Motions Currently Set for Argument:




Motions Asserting Unconstitutionality




Motions Seeking Bills of Particulars

  • Cannon, Motion No. 1: Motion for Bill of Particulars (filed May 10, 2018) (Motion Granted in Part, June 25, 2018; remainder denied as being moot on August 22, 2018)








Procedural Motions

Please find below some of the more significant procedural motions filed by the parties in the Allen Cases.  For copies of other motions filed, please contact the Criminal Court Clerk's Office.
 

Motions to Disqualify

 

Discovery Motions


Motions to Sever Defendants or Offenses



Motions Relating to Communications



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