Steven Rollakanti v. Holy Cross Hospital
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion to proceed in forma pauperis (FRAP 24) [1000152229-2] Originating case number: 8:16-cv-02914-PX Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. .. [17-1953]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Plaintiff - Appellant,
HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL,
Defendant - Appellee,
WILLIAM FEDERICK; ANDRENE TOWSEN; JOHNY NILES,
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Greenbelt.
Paula Xinis, District Judge. (8:16-cv-02914-PX)
Submitted: October 19, 2017
Decided: October 23, 2017
Before NIEMEYER, MOTZ, and KING, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Steven Rollakanti, Appellant Pro Se. Robert R. Niccolini, OGLETREE DEAKINS
NASH SMOAK & STEWART, PC, Washington, D.C., for Appellee.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Steven Rollakanti appeals the district court’s order denying his motion for an
extension of time in which to file an amended complaint after the court had dismissed the
complaint in part without prejudice. On appeal, we confine our review to the issues
raised in the Appellant’s brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Rollakanti’s informal
brief does not challenge the basis for the district court’s disposition, Rollakanti has
forfeited appellate review of the court’s order. See Williams v. Giant Food Inc., 370 F.3d
423, 430 n.4 (4th Cir. 2004). Accordingly, we deny leave to proceed in forma pauperis
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 process.
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