Sadler v. Tilley

Filing 920070514

Opinion

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 07-6075 ZARA ELLIS SADLER, Petitioner - Appellant, versus BARBARA CLAIRE TILLEY, Respondent - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Charleston. David C. Norton, District Judge. (2:06-cv-03399-DCN) Submitted: May 10, 2007 Decided: May 14, 2007 Before MOTZ and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit Judge. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Zara Ellis Sadler, Appellant Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Zara Ellis Sadler, who is not incarcerated, seeks to appeal the district court's order accepting the recommendation of the magistrate judge and denying relief on her 28 U.S.C. 2254 (2000) petition. Section 2254 provides a vehicle for habeas corpus relief for state prisoners "in custody pursuant to the judgment of a State Court" in violation of the Constitution or federal laws or treaties. arise from 28 U.S.C. 2254(a). a criminal Sadler's As Sadler's petition does not but rather was filed action, in we conviction, employment connection with discrimination conclude the district court properly dismissed the petition without prejudice. Accordingly, we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis and affirm the order of the district court. Tilley, 2:06-cv-03399-DCN (D.S.C. Jan. 4, 2007). oral argument because the facts and legal See Sadler v. We dispense with contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED - 2 -

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