Alex Abou-Hussein v. Ray Mabu


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: 2:09-cv-01988-RMG Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [998536770] [11-1038]

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Alex Abou-Hussein v. Ray Mabu Doc. 0 Case: 11-1038 Document: 5 Date Filed: 03/03/2011 Page: 1 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 11-1038 ALEX ABOU-HUSSEIN, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. RAY MABUS, Secretary of the Navy, Defendant - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Charleston. Richard Mark Gergel, District Judge. (2:09-cv-01988-RMG) Submitted: February 24, 2011 Decided: March 3, 2011 Before GREGORY, SHEDD, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Alex Abou-Hussein, Appellant Pro Se. John Harris Douglas, Assistant United States Attorney, Charleston, South Carolina, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Case: 11-1038 Document: 5 Date Filed: 03/03/2011 Page: 2 PER CURIAM: Alex Abou-Hussein appeals the district court's order denying relief on his Freedom of Information Act complaint. The district court referred this case to a magistrate judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C.A. 636(b)(1)(B) (West 2006 & Supp. 2010). The magistrate judge recommended that relief be denied and advised Abou-Hussein that failure to file timely specific objections to this recommendation could waive appellate review of a district court order based upon the recommendation. The magistrate timely filing of specific is objections to to a judge's recommendation necessary preserve appellate review of the substance of that recommendation when the parties have been v. warned of the 766 consequences F.2d 841, of noncompliance. Wright Collins, 845-46 (4th Cir. 1985); see also Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140 (1985). Abou-Hussein has waived appellate review by failing to file specific objections after receiving proper notice. we affirm the judgment of the district court. Accordingly, We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal before contentions the court are and adequately argument presented not in aid the the materials decisional would process. AFFIRMED 2

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