Marcus Gutierrez v. John Werner, et al
UNPUBLISHED OPINION ORDER FILED. [16-50210 Dismissed as Frivolous] Judge: PRO, Judge: JWE, Judge: GJC. Mandate pull date is 03/28/2017; denying motion to appoint counsel filed by Appellant Mr. Marcus Gutierrez [8160088-2]; denying motion to proceed IFP filed by Appellant Mr. Marcus Gutierrez [8160082-2] [16-50210]
Date Filed: 03/07/2017
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
United States Court of Appeals
March 7, 2017
Lyle W. Cayce
JOHN P. WERNER; VALENCIA POLLARD; M.D. DOUGLAS GREENE; DR.
ROGER D. SOLOWAY,
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Western District of Texas
USDC No. 6:15-CV-287
Before OWEN, ELROD, and COSTA, Circuit Judges.
PER CURIAM: *
Marcus Gutierrez, Texas prisoner # 1865147, moves for leave to proceed
in forma pauperis (IFP) and for the appointment of counsel in an appeal of the
district court’s interlocutory order denying his motion for a preliminary
Gutierrez’s IFP motion is a challenge to the district court’s
certification that his appeal is not taken in good faith. See Baugh v. Taylor,
117 F.3d 197, 202 (5th Cir. 1997).
Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not
be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH
CIR. R. 47.5.4.
Date Filed: 03/07/2017
According to Gutierrez, the defendants violated his constitutional rights
by not affording him additional medical procedures, protection, and medical
treatment once his medical conditions were brought to their attention.
Additionally, he asserts that Valencia Pollard acted improperly with regard to
fulfilling his request for a copy of his prior medical records.
assertions are bare and do not identify any extraordinary circumstances
warranting reversal of the district court’s denial of his motion for a preliminary
injunction. See White v. Carlucci, 862 F.2d 1209, 1211 (5th Cir. 1989).
Furthermore, Gutierrez has not shown that he will present a
nonfrivolous issue on appeal. See Howard v. King, 707 F.2d 215, 220 (5th Cir.
1983). Accordingly, we deny his motions for leave to proceed IFP and for the
appointment of counsel and dismiss the appeal as frivolous. See Baugh, 117
F.3d at 202 n.24; 5TH CIR. R. 42.2.
The dismissal of this appeal counts as one strike under 28 U.S.C.
§ 1915(g). See Adepegba v. Hammons, 103 F.3d 383, 387-88 (5th Cir. 1996).
Gutierrez is cautioned that if he accumulates three strikes under § 1915(g), he
will not be able to proceed IFP in any civil action or appeal filed while he is
incarcerated or detained in any facility unless he is under imminent danger of
serious physical injury. See § 1915(g).
MOTIONS FOR LEAVE TO PROCEED IFP AND FOR APPOINTMENT
OF COUNSEL DENIED; APPEAL DISMISSED; SANCTION WARNING
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