Wright v. USA

Filing 11

ORDER denying 8 Pro Se Motion for Certificate of Appealability. Signed by Judge Linda R Reade on 4/9/2018 (copy w/NEF to Plt). (skm)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA EASTERN DIVISION MELVIN WRIGHT, Movant, No. C17-1005-LRR vs. ORDER UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Respondent. ____________________ This matter is before the court pursuant to the movant’s pro se motion for a certificate of appealability (docket no. 8). Movant filed the above captioned motion (docket no. 1) pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 on April 10, 2017. The court conducted an initial review and denied movant’s motion for a number of reasons, including procedural default. (See docket no. 2). The court also denied a certificate of appealability. Id. Movant subsequently filed a notice of appeal (docket no. 4) and requested a certificate of appealability from both this court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Eighth Circuit denied the movant’s request (docket no. 9). Accordingly, movant’s motion for a certificate of appealability (docket no. 8) is denied for the reasons set out in the court’s previous order.   IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED this 9th day of April, 2018.

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