US v. Carlos Robinson
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--granting Motion for leave to file [999983952-2] Originating case number: 6:03-cr-00616-HMH-1,6:16-cv-02430-HMH. Copies to all parties and the district court. . Mailed to: Carlos Demond Robinson. [16-7234]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff - Appellee,
CARLOS DEMOND ROBINSON,
Defendant - Appellant.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of
South Carolina, at Greenville.
Henry M. Herlong, Jr., Senior
District Judge. (6:03-cr-00616-HMH-1; 6:16-cv-02430-HMH)
December 28, 2016
Before SHEDD and
January 12, 2017
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Carlos Demond Robinson, Appellant Pro Se.
Assistant United States Attorney, Greenville, South Carolina,
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Carlos Demond Robinson seeks to appeal the district court’s
orders denying relief on his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 (2012) motion and
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
Robinson has not made the requisite showing.
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deny a certificate of appealability and dismiss the appeal. *
grant leave to file a supplemental informal brief and dispense
with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are
argument would not aid the decisional process.
Robinson had the requisite two prior felony convictions
for career offender status.
His conviction under 18 U.S.C.
§ 924(c) (2012) was a conviction of a controlled substance
See United States v. Robinson, 447 F. App’x 512, 514
(4th Cir. 2011).
His South Carolina conviction of strong arm
robbery constitutes a conviction of a crime of violence.
United States v. Doctor, 842 F.3d 306, 312 (4th Cir. 2016).
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