John Boyd, Jr. v. US
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [999956020-2]; denying Motion for transcript at government expense [999956026-2] Originating case number: 2:13-cv-00064-JPB-MJA. Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: John Lee Boyd Jr.. [16-7319]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
JOHN LEE BOYD, JR.,
Plaintiff - Appellant,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; TERRY O’BRIEN, Warden of USPHazelton; GILLEY, Captain of USP-Hazelton; POISSONNIER,
Lieutenant of USP-Hazelton; HELMS, No. 1 Morning Watch
Correctional Officer; ALLEN, Captains Secretary; HOSKIN, No.
1 Morning Watch Correctional Officer; STAUFFER, Lieutenant
Defendants - Appellees.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern
District of West Virginia, at Elkins.
John Preston Bailey,
District Judge. (2:13-cv-00064-JPB-MJA)
February 23, 2017
February 27, 2017
Before SHEDD and DIAZ, Circuit Judges, and DAVIS, Senior Circuit
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
John Lee Boyd, Jr., Appellant Pro Se.
Betsy C. Jividen, Erin
Carter Tison, Assistant United States Attorneys, Wheeling, West
Virginia, for Appellees.
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Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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John Lee Boyd, Jr., seeks to appeal the district court’s
order adopting the magistrate judge’s recommendation and denying
relief on his action filed pursuant to Bivens v. Six Unknown
Named Agents of Fed. Bureau of Narcotics, 403 U.S. 388 (1971).
notice of appeal was not timely filed.
When the United States or its officer or agency is a party,
the notice of appeal must be filed no more than 60 days after
the entry of the district court’s final judgment or order, Fed.
R. App. P. 4(a)(1)(B), unless the district court extends the
appeal period under Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(5), or reopens the
appeal period under Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(6).
filing of a notice of appeal in a civil case is a jurisdictional
Bowles v. Russell, 551 U.S. 205, 214 (2007).
The district court’s order was entered on the docket on
July 26, 2016.
The notice of appeal was filed on September 29,
Because Boyd failed to file a timely notice of appeal or
to obtain an extension or reopening of the appeal period, we
deny leave to proceed in forma pauperis, deny Boyd’s motion for
preparation of a transcript at government expense, and dismiss
We dispense with oral argument because the facts
and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials
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