JAMES WILLIAM TAYLOR V. TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Mar 13, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

James William Taylor, Tiptonville, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery, III, Attorney General and Reporter, Andree S. Blumstein, and Charlotte Davis, Assistant Attorney General, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Tennessee Department of Correction, Derrick Schofield; Tennessee Board of Parole, Commissioner Richard Montgomery; Sentencing Information Service, Manager Jeannetta Kimbro; Legal Services Department of Correction, Douglas Stephens.

Judge(s): CLEMENT

An inmate in the custody of the Department of Correction appeals the dismissal of his petition for declaratory judgment. He claims his sentence is calculated incorrectly, and he is entitled to custodial parole and safety valve hearings. Upon motion of the Respondents, the trial court granted summary judgment dismissing the petition. We affirm.

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