In Re: Daniel Willi
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--granting Motion to amend/correct [999980705-2]; denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [999979035-2], denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [999973721-2] Originating case number: 7:95-mc-00017-F Copies to all parties and the district court. . Mailed to: Daniel Willis. [16-2338]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
DANIEL JOHNSON WILLIS,
On Petition for Writ of Mandamus.
March 14, 2017
Before FLOYD and
March 16, 2017
Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Daniel Johnson Willis, Petitioner Pro Se.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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seeking an order directing the district court to rule on all of
Willis’s actions filed between 2013 and 2016.
We note that this
court and the district court have prefiling injunctions in place
conclude that Willis is not entitled to mandamus relief.
Mandamus relief is a drastic remedy and should be used only
in extraordinary circumstances.
Kerr v. U.S. Dist. Court, 426
U.S. 394, 402 (1976); United States v. Moussaoui, 333 F.3d 509,
516-17 (4th Cir. 2003).
Further, mandamus relief is available
only when the petitioner has a clear right to the relief sought.
In re First Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass’n, 860 F.2d 135, 138 (4th Cir.
Willis has not demonstrated that the district court has
abused its discretion in denying leave to file Willis’s actions.
Further, Willis has routinely appealed these determinations by
the district court.
Mandamus may not be used as a substitute
In re Lockheed Martin Corp., 503 F.3d 351, 353 (4th
The relief sought by Willis is not available by way of
Accordingly, although we grant Willis’s motion for
supplemental petition for writ of mandamus.
We dispense with
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argument would not aid the decisional process.
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