US v. Torben Jackson
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: 3:13-cr-00258-RJC-10,3:16-cv-00081-RJC. Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: Torben Lamont Jackson; Paul Bradford Taylor. [16-7218]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff - Appellee,
TORBEN LAMONT JACKSON,
Defendant - Appellant.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western
District of North Carolina, at Charlotte.
Robert J. Conrad,
Jr., District Judge. (3:13-cr-00258-RJC-10; 3:16-cv-00081-RJC)
January 23, 2017
March 15, 2017
Before KEENAN, WYNN, and DIAZ, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Torben Lamont Jackson, Appellant Pro Se.
Steven R. Kaufman,
Assistant United States Attorney, Charlotte, North Carolina,
Paul Bradford Taylor, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY,
Asheville, North Carolina, for Appellee.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Torben Lamont Jackson seeks to appeal the district court’s
order denying relief on his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 (2012) motion.
order is not appealable unless a circuit justice or judge issues
A certificate of appealability will not issue absent “a
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
Jackson has not made the requisite showing.
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this court and argument would not aid the decisional process.
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