Billy Watkin

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UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [998382798-2] Originating case number: 1:09-cv-00451-UA-LPA Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [998437056] [10-1809]

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Billy Watkin Doc. 0 Case: 10-1809 Document: 6 Date Filed: 10/01/2010 Page: 1 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 10-1809 In re: BILLY TODD WATKINS, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus. (No. 1:09-cv-00451-UA-LPA) Submitted: September 28, 2010 Decided: October 1, 2010 Before WILKINSON, SHEDD, and DAVIS, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Billy Todd Watkins, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Dockets.Justia.com Case: 10-1809 Document: 6 Date Filed: 10/01/2010 Page: 2 PER CURIAM: Billy Todd Watkins petitions for a writ of mandamus seeking an order compelling the state court to vacate the judgment entered upon Watkins' guilty plea. Watkins is not entitled to mandamus relief. This mandamus relief court does not have We conclude that jurisdiction Gurley v. to grant against state officials, Superior Court of Mecklenburg County, 411 F.2d 586, 587 (4th Cir. 1969), and does not have jurisdiction to review final state court orders, District of Columbia Court of Appeals v. Feldman, 460 U.S. 462, 482 (1983). * The relief sought by Watkins is not available by way of mandamus. mandamus. legal before Accordingly, we deny the petition for writ of We dispense with oral argument because the facts and are and adequately argument presented not in aid the the materials decisional contentions the court would process. PETITION DENIED Although Watkins has a case pending in the district court, in his petition, he does not seek mandamus relief against the district court judge or the federal magistrate judge. 2 *

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