Rahsaan Ivey v. Warden Broad River Correctiona
UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
RAHSAAN D. IVEY, Petitioner - Appellant, v. WARDEN, BROAD RIVER CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION; HENRY MCMASTER, Attorney General of the State of South Carolina, Respondents - Appellees.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Charleston. Margaret B. Seymour, District Judge. (2:06-cv-02257-MBS)
April 22, 2009
May 11, 2009
Before TRAXLER, KING, and AGEE, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Rahsaan D. Ivey, Appellant Pro Se. Donald John Zelenka, Deputy Attorney General, Derrick K. McFarland, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Columbia, South Carolina, for Appellees.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
PER CURIAM: Rahsaan D. Ivey seeks to appeal the district court's order accepting the recommendation of the magistrate judge and denying relief on his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (2006) petition. The
order is not appealable unless a circuit justice or judge issues a certificate of appealability. A certificate of appealability 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1) (2006). will not issue absent "a
substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right." 28 U.S.C. by § 2253(c)(2) (2006). that A prisoner satisfies would this find
that any assessment of the constitutional claims by the district court is debatable or wrong and that any dispositive procedural ruling by the district court is likewise debatable. 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 Ivey has not made the requisite showing as to the first two issues raised in his informal brief. Concerning Ivey's relief informal be the third the and fourth judge and issues raised in
failure to file timely objections to this recommendation could waive appellate review of a district court order based upon the
Despite this warning, Ivey failed to object to
the magistrate judge's recommended disposition of these issues. "[T]o preserve for appeal an issue in a magistrate judge's report, a party must object to the finding or
recommendation on that issue with sufficient specificity so as reasonably to alert the district court of the true grounds for the objection." (4th Cir. 2007). issues by failing United States v. Midgett, 478 F.3d 616, 622 Ivey has waived appellate review of these to timely file specific objections after
receiving proper notice of the need to do so. Accordingly, and dismiss the appeal. we deny a certificate of appealability
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. DISMISSED
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