In re: Brent Christian
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [1000026217-2]; granting Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [1000026220-2]; terminating Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [1000026056-2] Originating case number: 1:12-cr-00204-NCT-1,1:14-cv-00284-NCT-LPA Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. . Mailed to: Brent Christian. [17-1181]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
In Re: BRENT RENARD CHRISTIAN,
On Petition for Writ of Mandamus.
Submitted: July 31, 2017
Decided: August 9, 2017
Before WILKINSON and THACKER, Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit
Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Brent Renard Christian, Petitioner Pro Se.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Brent Renard Christian petitions for a writ of mandamus, alleging the district court
has unduly delayed acting on his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 (2012) motion. He seeks an order
from this court directing the district court to act. Our review of the district court’s docket
reveals that the district court adopted the report and recommendation of the magistrate
judge and dismissed Christian’s § 2255 motion. Accordingly, because the district court
has recently decided Christian’s case, we deny the mandamus petition as moot. We grant
leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 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 process.
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