Aron Johnson, Jr. v. Nora Hunt
UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
ARON JOHNSON, JR., Petitioner - Appellant, v. NORA HUNT, Respondent - Appellee.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, at Asheville. Graham C. Mullen, Senior District Judge. (1:08-cv-00020-GCM)
October 23, 2008
January 8, 2009
Before WILKINSON and Senior Circuit Judge.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Aron Johnson, Jr., Appellant Pro Se. Clarence Joe DelForge, III, Assistant Attorney General, Raleigh, North Carolina, for Appellee.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
PER CURIAM: Aron court's order Johnson, denying Jr., seeks on his to 28 appeal U.S.C. the district (2000)
The order is not appealable unless a circuit justice See 28 U.S.C.
or judge issues a certificate of appealability. § 2253(c)(1) (2000). issue absent "a
A certificate of appealability will not showing U.S.C. standard find the that of the denial of a A that the or
constitutional prisoner reasonable
right." this would by
§ 2253(c)(2) by any
demonstrating assessment is of
wrong and that any dispositive procedural ruling by the district court is likewise debatable. See Miller-El v. Cockrell, 537
U.S. 322, 336-38 (2003); Slack v. McDaniel, 529 U.S. 473, 484 (2000); Rose v. Lee, 252 F.3d 676, 683-84 (4th Cir. 2001). We
have independently reviewed the record and conclude that Johnson has not made the requisite showing. Accordingly, and dismiss the appeal. we deny a certificate of appealability
We grant Johnson's motion to amend his
informal brief and deny his motion to amend to permit discovery. Finally, 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
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