Tremon Doctor v. Robert Stevenson
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: 2:14-cv-03774-MGL Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: T Doctor. [15-7303]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
TREMON L. DOCTOR,
Petitioner - Appellant,
ROBERT STEVENSON, Warden,
Respondent - Appellee.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of
South Carolina, at Charleston.
Mary G. Lewis, District Judge.
January 28, 2016
Before SHEDD and
February 4, 2016
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Tremon L. Doctor, Appellant Pro Se.
Caroline M. Scrantom,
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Donald John
Zelenka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Columbia, South
Carolina, for Appellee.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Tremon L. Doctor 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 (2012) petition.
certificate of appealability.
The order is
28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)(A) (2012).
substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right.”
28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(2) (2012).
When the district court denies
(2000); see Miller-El v. Cockrell, 537 U.S. 322, 336-38 (2003).
When the district court denies relief on procedural grounds, the
prisoner must demonstrate both that the dispositive procedural
ruling is debatable, and that the petition states a debatable
claim of the denial of a constitutional right.
Slack, 529 U.S.
We have independently reviewed the record and conclude that
Doctor has not made the requisite showing.
Accordingly, we deny
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this court and argument would not aid the decisional process.
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