James Muhammad v. Correct Care Solution
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: 1:15-cv-04513-MGL Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: Muhammad. [15-8035]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
JAMES MUHAMMAD, a/k/a Ahmad Muhammad-Ali,
Petitioner - Appellant,
CORRECT CARE SOLUTIONS; CHIEF MCCLEASE,
Respondents - Appellees.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of
South Carolina, at Aiken.
Mary G. Lewis, District Judge.
March 17, 2016
March 22, 2016
Before WILKINSON, NIEMEYER, and KING, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
James Muhammad, Appellant Pro Se.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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James Muhammad, a state pretrial detainee, seeks to appeal
the district court’s order accepting the recommendation of the
The order is not appealable unless a circuit
U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)(A) (2012).
A certificate of appealability
will not issue absent “a substantial showing of the denial of a
28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(2) (2012).
district court denies relief on the merits, a prisoner satisfies
find that the district court’s assessment of the constitutional
claims is debatable or wrong.
Slack v. McDaniel, 529 U.S. 473,
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.
529 U.S. at 484-85.
We have independently reviewed the record and conclude that
Muhammad has not made the requisite showing.
deny a certificate of appealability and dismiss the appeal.
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this court and argument would not aid the decisional process.
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