CHRISTOPHER PIRTLE v. TURNEY CENTER DISCIPLINARY BOARD ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jun 12, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Christopher Lee Pirtle, Only, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter, William Young, Solicitor General, and James Lee Pope, Assistant Attorney General, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Turney Center Disciplinary Board.

Judge(s): CLEMENT

Petitioner, an inmate of the Tennessee Department of Correction, was charged with the prison disciplinary offense of Refusing a Drug Test because he failed to provide an adequate amount of urine for testing. Following a disciplinary hearing he was found guilty of the offense. He filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari, which was granted, and Respondents filed a certified copy of the record of Petitioner’s disciplinary proceedings. The trial court found the disciplinary board did not act in an illegal or arbitrary manner, and dismissed the case. We affirm.

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