Jason T. Scott v. Warden J.T. Shartle
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [999980582-2], denying Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [999972311-2] Originating case number: 8:16-cv-00364-TDC Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: Jason Scott. [16-7603]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
JASON T. SCOTT,
Petitioner - Appellant,
WARDEN J. T. SHARTLE, named as FCC Warden; SUSAN MCCLINTOCK,
named as USP Warden, Tucson, AZ; ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE
STATE OF MARYLAND,
Respondents - Appellees.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of
Maryland, at Greenbelt.
Theodore D. Chuang, District Judge.
January 17, 2017
Janaury 20, 2017
Before NIEMEYER, TRAXLER, and KING, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Jason T. Scott, Appellant Pro Se. Edward John Kelley, OFFICE OF
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF MARYLAND, Baltimore, Maryland, for
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Jason T. Scott seeks to appeal the district court’s order
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
ruling is debatable, and that the petition states a debatable
claim of the denial of a constitutional right.
Slack, 529 U.S.
We have independently reviewed the record and conclude that
Scott 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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