Charles Barefoot, Jr. v. Sarah Revell

UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 10-7478 CHARLES ROBERT BAREFOOT, JR., Petitioner - Appellant, v. SARAH REVELL; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondents - Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, at Raleigh. Louise W. Flanagan, Chief District Judge. (5:10-hc-02030-FL) Submitted: March 15, 2011 Decided: March 18, 2011 Before MOTZ and Circuit Judge. WYNN, Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Charles Robert Barefoot, Jr., Appellant Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Charles Robert Barefoot, Jr., appeals the district court's order dismissing his filing styled as a 28 U.S.C. 2241 (2006) petition. Because Barefoot was challenging his conviction and sentence, the court properly concluded that the pleading was a 28 U.S.C.A. 2255 (West Supp. 2010) motion. The court dismissed the action because Barefoot previously sought relief under 2255 and he did not have authorization from this court to file a second or successive such motion. See 28 U.S.C.A. 2255(h) (West Supp. 2010). properly dismissed the action. note Barefoot has failed to We conclude the court We also to Accordingly, we affirm. show that he is entitled authorization from this court to file a second or successive 2255 motion. We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 2