Early Arnold Connelly, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Lewis Rosser, Cat Stevens, Dallas Pope, Defendants-appellees, 811 F.2d 1504 (4th Cir. 1987)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 811 F.2d 1504 (4th Cir. 1987)

Submitted Dec. 31, 1986. Decided Feb. 3, 1987


Before RUSSELL, MURNAGHAN and SPROUSE, Circuit Judges.

Early Arnold Connelly, appellant pro se.

PER CURIAM:


Early Arnold Connelly appeals the district court order dismissing his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 complaint as frivolous. Connelly seeks damages, alleging that his constitutional rights were violated while he was a pre-trial detainee at the Harnett County Jail, Harnett, North Carolina. Our review of the record reveals that it is " 'beyond doubt' and under any 'arguable' construction, 'both in law and in fact' of the substance of [Connelly's] claim that he would not be entitled to relief." Boyce v. Alizaduh, 595 F.2d 948, 952 (4th Cir. 1979). The complaint is therefore frivolous within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 1915(d).

Because the dispositive issues have recently been decided authoritatively, we dispense with oral argument and affirm the judgment below.

AFFIRMED.