US v. Susanne Helbig
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion for leave to file [1000045321-2]; denying Motion for transcript at government expense [1000008546-2] Originating case number: 6:14-cr-00008-NKM-RSB-1,6:16-cv-80885-NKM-RSB Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: S Helbig. [16-7768]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff - Appellee,
SUSANNE HELBIG, a/k/a Susanne D. Helbig,
Defendant - Appellant.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, at
Lynchburg. Norman K. Moon, Senior District Judge. (6:14-cr-00008-NKM-RSB-1; 6:16cv-80885-NKM-RSB)
Submitted: May 23, 2017
Decided: May 25, 2017
Before KING, AGEE, and WYNN, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Susanne Helbig, Appellant Pro Se. Heather Lynn Carlton, Assistant United States
Attorney, Charlottesville, Virginia, for Appellee.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Susanne Helbig seeks to appeal the district court’s order denying her 28 U.S.C.
§ 2255 (2012) motion. On appeal, we confine our review to the issues raised in the
Appellant’s brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Helbig’s informal brief does not
challenge the basis for the district court’s disposition, Helbig has forfeited appellate review
of the court’s order. See Jackson v. Lightsey, 775 F.3d 170, 177 (4th Cir. 2014) (noting
court’s review is limited to issues preserved in informal brief); Williams v. Giant Food Inc.,
370 F.3d 423, 430 n.4 (4th Cir. 2004) (deeming abandoned issue not raised in brief).
Accordingly, we deny Helbig’s motions for a transcript at government expense and to
supplement her informal brief, deny a certificate of appealability, and dismiss the appeal.
We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately
presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional
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