Watkins v. Driver

Filing 920071227


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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 07-7469 CHRISTOPHER M. WATKINS, Petitioner - Appellant, versus JOE DRIVER, Warden, Respondent - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, at Elkins. John S. Kaull, Magistrate Judge. (2:06-cv-00042) Submitted: December 17, 2007 Decided: December 27, 2007 Before TRAXLER, KING, and GREGORY, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Christopher M. Watkins, Appellant Pro Se. Betsy S. Jividen, Assistant United States Attorney, Wheeling, West Virginia, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Christopher M. Watkins, a federal prisoner, appeals the magistrate judge's order denying relief on his 28 U.S.C. 2241 (2000) petition.* We have reviewed the record and find no reversible error. Accordingly, we deny Watkins's motions to expedite and for bail pending appeal, and we affirm for the reasons stated by the magistrate judge. See Watkins v. Driver, No. 2:06We dispense with oral cv-00042 (N.D. W. Va. Sept. 20, 2007). 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 The parties consented to jurisdiction of the magistrate judge under 28 U.S.C. 636(c) (2000). - 2 - *

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