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


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)


Notices of Hearing (Related to Pretrial Motions)

 









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:







  • Murphy, Motion No. 3: Motion to Dismiss Presentment (filed September 4, 2018); State’s Response to Murphy Motion No. 3 (filed October 31, 2018); heard and taken under advisement on November 26, 2018; Motion Denied (February 10, 2020)







Motions Taken Under Advisement:




Motions Rendered Moot by Dismissal of Cases:


  • 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; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • Beamon Motion No. 1: Motion to Dismiss Presentment (filed January 03, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • Bragg Motion No. 4: Motion to Dismiss Defective Presentment Pursuant to Rule 12(b) (filed 12/18/2018); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • C. Clemons Motion No. 16: Motion to Dismiss Presentment Against Countess Clemons (filed January 03, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • Dean Motion No. 2: Motion to Dismiss Presentment (filed September 28, 2018); heard and taken under advisement on November 26, 2018; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • Green Motion No. 2: Motion to Dismiss Presentment (filed January 03, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • LaCharleston Haggard Motion No. 13: Motion to Dismiss True Bill (filed September 19, 2018); State’s Response (filed October 31, 2018); hearing set for February 25, 2019; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.




  • Lomnick, Motion No. 1: Motion to Dismiss Defective Presentment Pursuant to Rules 12(b)(2)(A) and 12(b)(2)(B) of the Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure (filed August 30, 2018); State’s Response (filed October 31, 2018); heard and taken under advisement on November 26, 2018; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • Lykes Motion No. 1: Motion to Dismiss Defective Presentment Pursuant to Rule 12 of Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure (filed January 03, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


  • Morris Motion No. 10: Motion to Dismiss Defective Presentment (filed January 02, 2019); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.



  • Ira Thomas Motion No. 1: Motion to Dismiss Defective Presentment Pursuant to Rule 12(b) (filed November 30, 2018); heard January 28, 2019 and taken under advisement; motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020.


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);  motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020. 


  • LaCharleston Haggard Motion No. 14, Motion for Bill of Particulars (filed September 19, 2018);  status set for February 25, 2019;  motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020. 


  • High Motion No. 5, Motion for Bill of Particulars (filed October 15, 2018);  status set for February 25, 2019;  motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020. 


  • Allen Motion No. 3: Motion for Bill of Particulars (filed December 19, 2018); status set for February 25, 2019;  motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020. 


  • Sneed Motion No. 11: Motion for Bill of Particulars (filed October 31, 2018); status set for February 25, 2019;  motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020. 



  • Andre Thomas Motion No. 4: Motion for Bill of Particulars (filed January 03, 2019);status set for February 25, 2019;  motion rendered moot by dismissal of case on February 7, 2020. 


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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