Locke v. State
Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
501 S.W.2d 826 (1973)
Harold Locke (defendant) broke into a neighbor’s apartment late one night brandishing a butcher knife and forced her to submit to multiple acts of oral sex. Locke was convicted under Tennessee’s sodomy statute and sentenced to serve not less than five but no more than seven years in prison. Locke appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Russell, J.)
Dissent (Galbreath, J.)
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