US v. Raymond Leech
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [999798620-2], updating certificate of appealability status Originating case number: 1:06-cr-00427-JKB-2,1:15-cv-00820-JKB Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: Raymond O. Leech. [16-6429]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff – Appellee,
RAYMOND O. LEECH, a/k/a Neil,
Defendant - Appellant.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of
Maryland, at Baltimore.
James K. Bredar, District Judge.
October 13, 2016
October 17, 2016
Before NIEMEYER, DUNCAN, and WYNN, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Raymond O. Leech, Appellant Pro Se. Michael Clayton Hanlon,
Assistant United States Attorney, Baltimore, Maryland, for
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Raymond O. Leech seeks to appeal the district court’s order
denying relief on his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 (2012) motion.
is not appealable unless a circuit justice or judge issues a
certificate of appealability.
28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)(B) (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
claim of the denial of a constitutional right.
Slack, 529 U.S.
We have independently reviewed the record and conclude that
Leech has not made the requisite showing.
Accordingly, we deny
a certificate of appealability, deny leave to proceed in forma
argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately
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presented in the materials before this court and argument would
not aid the decisional process.
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