He was only sorry he got caught.

Kelley v. State (Unpublished Memo): Kelley contends that his 25 year sentence for aggravated robbery was based on improper evidence that his attorney didn’t object to.  The State had an officer testify, second-hand, that Kelley denied and denied and denied firing his gun — until they started to test his hands for gunpowder residue.  Since Kelley’s trial attorney didn’t object, Kelley’s appeal is limited to “fundamental error.”  The Tyler court rules that this isn’t a case of fundamental error.

Kelley then urges that his conviction resulted from ineffective assistance of counsel.  Based on the Strickland decision, that ground is a no-go as well. 

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