In re: Vivek Shah


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [1000176181-2], denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [1000129535-2], denying Motion for writ of mandamus (FRAP 21) [1000113119-2]; granting Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [1000122655-2] Originating case number: 5:12-cr-00172-1 Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [1000178474]. Mailed to: Vivek Shaw. [17-1797]

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Appeal: 17-1797 Doc: 8 Filed: 10/23/2017 Pg: 1 of 2 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 17-1797 In re: VIVEK SHAH, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus Submitted: October 19, 2017 Decided: October 23, 2017 Before NIEMEYER, MOTZ, and KING, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Vivek Shah, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Appeal: 17-1797 Doc: 8 Filed: 10/23/2017 Pg: 2 of 2 PER CURIAM: Vivek Shah petitions for a writ of mandamus, alleging that the district court has unduly delayed ruling on his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 (2012) motion. He seeks an order from this court directing the district court to act. The record reflects that the district court issued an opinion and order addressing the merits of Shah’s § 2255 motion, and Shah has therefore received the relief he requests in this petition. Accordingly, although we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis, we deny as moot Shah’s petition and supplemental petitions for a writ of mandamus. 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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