In Re: Johnson v.
UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
TERENCE KEITH JOHNSON, Petitioner.
On Petition for Writ of Mandamus. (3:03-cv-00937; 3:06-cv-00748; 3:06-cv-00804; 3:06-cv-00805; 3:06cv-00811; 3:06-cv-00816; 3:06-cv-00826; 3:06-cv-00827; 3:06-cv00846; 3:06-cv-00847; 3:06-cv-00866; 3:06-cv-00867; 3:07-cv-00001; 3:07-cv-00003; 3:07-cv-00004)
May 31, 2007
June 5, 2007
Before WILKINSON, TRAXLER, and GREGORY, Circuit Judges.
Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Terence Keith Johnson, Petitioner Pro Se.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
PER CURIAM: Terence Keith Johnson petitions for a writ of mandamus seeking an order directing the district court to vacate a prefiling review order. mandamus relief. Mandamus relief is available only when the petitioner has a clear right to the relief sought. In re First Fed. Sav. & Loan Further, mandamus is a used in extraordinary We conclude that Johnson is not entitled to
Ass'n, 860 F.2d 135, 138 (4th Cir. 1988). drastic remedy and should only be
Kerr v. United States Dist. Court, 426 U.S. 394,
402 (1976); In re Beard, 811 F.2d 818, 826 (4th Cir. 1987). Mandamus may not be used as a substitute for appeal. Steelworkers, 595 F.2d 958, 960 (4th Cir. 1979). The relief sought by Johnson is not available by way of mandamus. Accordingly, although we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis, we deny the petition for writ of mandamus. We dispense In re United
with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the court and argument would not aid the decisional process.
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