Christopher Odom v. Director, Charleston County
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying Motion for initial hearing en banc [1000236105-2] Originating case number: 5:17-cv-01906-RMG. Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. .. [17-7511]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
CHRISTOPHER A. ODOM,
Petitioner - Appellant,
DIRECTOR, CHARLESTON COUNTY DETENTION CENTER,
Respondent - Appellee.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at
Orangeburg. Richard Mark Gergel, District Judge. (5:17-cv-01906-RMG)
Submitted: March 13, 2018
Decided: April 9, 2018
Before TRAXLER and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Christopher A. Odom, Appellant Pro Se.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Christopher A. Odom appeals the district court’s order denying his motion to
reopen his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (2012) proceeding. On appeal, we confine our review to the
issues raised in the Appellant’s brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Odom’s informal
brief does not challenge the basis for the court’s disposition, Odom 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 Odom’s motion for initial en banc hearing, 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 process.
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