Memphis, TN asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: There was a murder for hire and my friend was at the scene of the crime. He was given 2 life sentences. His appeal

Was denied due to lack of evidence. He was not the shooter or the one who ordered the hit. He now has documents and evidence to prove his innocence. When presented, what are some of the outcomes we can expect

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Marcus Lipham

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Jackson, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If Your friend was charged with felony murder there are several situations that could potentially make him criminally responsible. You may have to share the nature of the evidence for a more accurate answer. I must caution you that not only criminal defense attorneys participate in these forums but I'm certain government prosecutors do to. Saying that you may need to "keep a lid" on the type of evidence you have in a public forum. If you'd like give me a call about 1:30 at my office 731-784-6560 and I'd be happy to go over more detailed information that you may have.

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