|STATE OF TENNESSEE v. WALTER FRANCIS FITZPATRICK, III||Monroe County Circuit Court||Kurtz, Walter C||12108CRM|
Walt had appealed his conviction to the Appeal’s Court, arguing that he should have been allowed to use the “necessity defense”. On April 11, 2014, the Appeals Court affirmed the lower court’s judgement. Walt filed a petition for rehearing, which was denied on April 29th, 2014.
The case was appealed to the TN Supreme Court on June 26th, 2014, were it is pending.