West Headnote of the Day – August 19, 2010

August 19, 2010

West's Key 110 Criminal Law
West's Key 110XXIV Review
West's Key 110XXIV(M) Presumptions
West's Key 110k1141 In General
West's Key 110k1141(2) k. Burden of Showing Error.

110 Criminal LawJury conviction removes presumption of innocence with which defendant is initially cloaked and replaces it with one of guilt, so that on appeal convicted defendant has burden of demonstrating that evidence is insufficient.
State v. Young, 866 S.W.2d 194 (Tenn. Crim. App. 1992)