SCHMITT v. KNIGHT
Entry Denying Post-Judgment Motion for Assistance - Mr. Schmitt's motion, dkt. 15 , is denied. There is no double jeopardy bar to being prosecuted more than once in prison disciplinary actions. (See Order.) Copy to Petitioner via US Mail. Signed by Judge Tanya Walton Pratt on 3/13/2018. (BRR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA
Entry Denying Post-Judgment Motion for Assistance
Petitioner Jon Schmitt successfully petitioned for a writ of habeas corpus concerning his
prison disciplinary action, prison case number CIC 16-04-0179, with judgment entered February 5,
2018, vacating the disciplinary sanctions. Mr. Schmitt now moves the Court for assistance,
reporting that prison officials are proceeding to re-charge him with the same disciplinary violation.
Mr. Schmitt’s motion, dkt. , is denied. There is no double jeopardy bar to being
prosecuted more than once in prison disciplinary actions. United States v. Morales, 312 Fed. Appx.
823, 824 (7th Cir. 2009); Meeks v. McBride, 81 F.3d 717, 722 (7th Cir. 1996).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Correctional Industrial Facility
5124 West Reformatory Road
Pendleton, IN 46064
Electronically Registered Counsel
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