In re: Donald Koontz


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [1000061983-2]; granting Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [1000067745-2] Originating case number: 1:13-cr-00478-TDS-1,1:15-cv-00344-TDS-JLW Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [1000091358]. Mailed to: Donald Koontz. [17-1480]

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Appeal: 17-1480 Doc: 8 Filed: 05/31/2017 Pg: 1 of 2 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 17-1480 In re: DONALD STUART KOONTZ, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus. (1:13-cr-00478-TDS-1; 1:15-cv-00344-TDS-JLW) Submitted: May 25, 2017 Before MOTZ, THACKER, and HARRIS, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Donald Stuart Koontz, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Decided: May 31, 2017 Appeal: 17-1480 Doc: 8 Filed: 05/31/2017 Pg: 2 of 2 PER CURIAM: Donald Stuart Koontz 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 denied Koontz’s motion on April 28, 2017. Accordingly, because the district court has recently decided Koontz’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. PETITION DENIED 2

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