Khalilah Johnson v. UPS


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--granting Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [999934118-2]. Originating case number: 1:14-cv-04003-RDB. Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [1000029117]. Mailed to: Khalilah Johnson. [16-2045]

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Appeal: 16-2045 Doc: 19 Filed: 02/23/2017 Pg: 1 of 3 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 16-2045 KHALILAH JOHNSON, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant - Appellee, and INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD UNION NO. 355, OF TEAMSTERS; TEAMSTERS LOCAL Defendants. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. Richard D. Bennett, District Judge. (1:14-cv-04003-RDB) Submitted: February 17, 2017 Decided: February 23, 2017 Before NIEMEYER, WYNN, and THACKER, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Khalilah Johnson, Appellant Pro Se. Jill Schultz Distler, Emmett F. McGee, Jr., JACKSON LEWIS PC, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee. Appeal: 16-2045 Doc: 19 Filed: 02/23/2017 Pg: 2 of 3 Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. 2 Appeal: 16-2045 Doc: 19 Filed: 02/23/2017 Pg: 3 of 3 PER CURIAM: Khalilah Johnson appeals the district court’s order granting summary judgment to her employer on her retaliation claim. the On appeal, we confine our review to the issues raised in Appellant’s brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Johnson’s informal brief does not challenge the basis for the district court’s disposition, review of the court’s order. Johnson has forfeited appellate See Williams v. Giant Food Inc., 370 F.3d 423, 430 n.4 (4th Cir. 2004). Accordingly, although we grant Johnson leave to proceed in forma pauperis, we affirm the district court’s judgment. We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 3

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