John Morris, Sr. v. United States Supreme Court

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 08-1446 JOHN LEE MORRIS, SR., Reverend, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT; UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS; UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, Defendants - Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, at Durham. James A. Beaty, Jr., Chief District Judge. (1:06-cv-00578-JAB-PTS) Submitted: July 31, 2008 Decided: August 7, 2008 Before NIEMEYER, TRAXLER, and GREGORY, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. John Lee Morris, Sr., Appellant Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: John Lee Morris, Sr., appeals the district court's orders affirming the magistrate judge's orders denying Morris' various motions for lack of good cause and dismissing without prejudice certain documents based on deficiencies. record and find no reversible error. We have reviewed the Accordingly, we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis and affirm for the reasons stated by the district court.* Morris v. United States Supreme Court, No. We 1:06-cv-00578-JAB-PTS (M.D.N.C. Apr. 4, 2008 & May 27, 2008). further deny Morris' motions for judgment on the pleadings, to put the Bible back in all public schools in the U.S.A., and to impose sanctions. We 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 To the extent Morris seeks to appeal the district court's order of September 28, 2006, accepting the magistrate judge's recommendation and dismissing Morris' civil complaint as frivolous, the appeal is clearly untimely. See Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(1)(B) (stating that when the United States or its officer or agency is a party, the notice of appeal must be filed no more than sixty days after the entry of the district court's final judgment or order). - 2 - *

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