Ward v. Silent Knight Company

Filing 920071219


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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 07-6952 JOSEPH GRAYSON WARD, Plaintiff - Appellant, versus BEAUFORT COUNTY DETENTION CENTER; SILENT KNIGHT COMPANY, Fire Alarm Sound Device Manufacturer; TONY BUSH, Jail Doctor; COASTAL EMPIRE FIRE AND SECURITY, INCORPORATED, Computer System-Fire Alarm System Installation Contractor; INTEGRATOR; MARK FITZGIBBONS, Jail Administrator, Defendants - Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Charleston. R. Bryan Harwell, District Judge. (2:04-cv-00792-RBH) Submitted: December 13, 2007 Decided: December 19, 2007 Before NIEMEYER, MOTZ, and SHEDD, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Joseph Grayson Ward, Appellant Pro Se. Marshall Hodges Waldron, Jr., CAROLINA LITIGATION ASSOCIATES, LLC, Bluffton, South Carolina; John K. Blincow, Jr., TURNER, PADGET, GRAHAM & LANEY, PA, Charleston, South Carolina; Hal A. Shillingstad, FLYNN, GASKINS & BENNETT, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Thomas Chester Hildebrand, Jr., HAYNSWORTH, SINKLER & BOYD, PA, Charleston, South Carolina; Morris Dawes Cooke, Jr., BARNWELL, WHALEY, PATTERSON Charleston, South Carolina, for Appellees. & HELMS, LLC, Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. - 2 - PER CURIAM: Joseph Grayson Ward appeals the district court's order accepting the recommendation of the magistrate judge and denying relief on his 42 U.S.C. 1983 (2000) complaint.* the record and find no reversible error. We have reviewed Accordingly, we affirm Ward v. Beaufort We for the reasons stated by the district court. County Det. Ctr., No. 2:04-cv-00792-RBH (D.S.C. May 18, 2007). dispense 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. AFFIRMED In his informal brief and informal reply brief, Ward asserts error only in the district court's denial of relief on his claims against defendants Beaufort County Detention Center and Mark Fitzgibbons. Accordingly, he has waived review of the denial of relief against the other defendants. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b) ("The Court will limit its review to the issues raised in the informal brief."). - 3 - *

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