US v. Mark Jones, Sr.
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion certificate of appealability (Local Rule 22(a)) [999955543-2], denying Motion certificate of appealability (Local Rule 22(a)) [1000022543-2] Originating case number: 2:14-cr-00132-LRL-2,2:16-cv-00106-RGD-LRL Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: appellant. [16-7477]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff - Appellee,
MARK J. JONES, SR., a/k/a Mark Jacob Jones, Sr.,
Defendant - Appellant.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern
District of Virginia, at Norfolk.
Robert G. Doumar, Senior
District Judge. (2:14-cr-00132-LRL-2; 2:16-cv-00106-RGD-LRL)
February 23, 2017
February 28, 2017
Before SHEDD and DIAZ, Circuit Judges, and DAVIS, Senior Circuit
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Mark J. Jones, Sr., Appellant Pro Se.
Kevin Patrick Hudson,
Alan Mark Salsbury, Assistant United States Attorneys, Joseph
Kosky, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Norfolk, Virginia,
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Mark J. Jones, Sr., 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
Jones has not made the requisite showing.
Accordingly, we deny
Jones’ motion for a certificate of appealability and dismiss the
We dispense with oral argument because the facts and
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