Michael S. Ross, Plaintiff-appellant, v. the United States Attorney's Office for the Central Districtof California Including Messrs. Robert C. Bonner and Michaelsulner, Assistant and Deputy Attorney, Criminal Complaints,defendant-appellee, 511 F.2d 524 (9th Cir. 1975)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 511 F.2d 524 (9th Cir. 1975)

Feb. 20, 1975

Michael S. Ross, in pro. per.

Clarke A. Knicely, Asst. U.S. Atty., Los Angeles, Cal., for defendant-appellee.

Before KOELSCH and GOODWIN, Circuit Judges, and RENFREW,*  District judge.



The well-settled principle that mandamus does not lie to compel a United States District Attorney to perform a discretionary act (Inmates of Attica Correctional Facility v. Rockefeller, 477 F.2d 375 (2nd Cir. 1973)) is dispositive of this appeal.



The Honorable Charles B. Renfrew, United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, sitting by designation