Vernon Addison v. Department of the Navy


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: 8:13-cv-00846-DKC Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [999802869]. Mailed to: Addison. [15-2081]

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Appeal: 15-2081 Doc: 13 Filed: 04/25/2016 Pg: 1 of 2 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 15-2081 VERNON ADDISON, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. DEPARTMENT OF THE Office of Counsel, NAVY, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Defendant - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Greenbelt. Deborah K. Chasanow, Senior District Judge. (8:13-cv-00846-DKC) Submitted: April 21, 2016 Decided: April 25, 2016 Before WILKINSON, KING, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges. Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Vernon Addison, Appellant Pro Se. Molissa Heather Farber, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Appeal: 15-2081 Doc: 13 Filed: 04/25/2016 Pg: 2 of 2 PER CURIAM: Vernon Addison seeks to the appeal the district court’s order denying Addison’s second motion for reconsideration of a prior order complaint. denying We relief dismiss the on his appeal employment for lack discrimination of jurisdiction because the notice of appeal was not timely filed. When the United States or its officer or agency is a party, the notice of appeal must be filed no more than 60 days after the entry of the district court’s final judgment or order, Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(1)(B), unless the district court extends the appeal period under Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(5), or reopens the appeal period under Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(6). “[T]he timely filing of a notice of appeal in a civil case is a jurisdictional requirement.” Bowles v. Russell, 551 U.S. 205, 214 (2007). The district court’s order was entered on the docket on June 1, 2015. 2015. The notice of appeal was filed on September 14, Because Addison failed to file a timely notice of appeal or to obtain an extension or reopening of the appeal period, we dismiss the appeal. facts and materials legal before We dispense with oral argument because the contentions are adequately this and argument court presented would not in the aid the decisional process. DISMISSED 2

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