GARY WAYNE GARRETT v. TENNESSEE BOARD OF PAROLE - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Oct 10, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Gary Wayne Garrett, Clifton, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery, III, Attorney General and Reporter, Andre´e S. Blumstein, Solicitor General, and Charlotte Davis, Assistant Attorney General, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, the Tennessee Board of Parole.

Judge(s): MCCLARTY

This appeal involves an incarcerated inmate’s filing of a petition for writ of certiorari, claiming that the Tennessee Board of Parole acted arbitrarily and without material evidence in denying his request for parole. The respondent filed a motion to dismiss, claiming that the time for filing such a petition had passed. The trial court dismissed the petition as untimely. The petitioner appeals. We reverse and remand for further hearing.

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