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US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit - 810 F.2d 200 (6th Cir. 1986)

Darwin GRAVITT, # 135956, Plaintiff-Appellant,v.Richard GERMOND, Opty Anderson, Defendants-Appellees

No. 86-1834.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Nov. 12, 1986.

Before KENNEDY, MARTIN and MILBURN, Circuit Judges.


This appeal has been referred to this panel of the Court pursuant to Rule 9(a), Rules of the Sixth Circuit.

Appellant filed a notice of appeal on September 11, 1986, from the "final judgment or order" of the district court. A review of the file indicates that no final, appealable order ending the litigation on the merits has been entered. Catlin v. United States, 324 U.S. 229 (1945). No order has been entered which would fit into the collateral order exception. Coopers & Lybrand v. Livesay, 437 U.S. 463 (1978); Cohen v. Beneficial Loan Corp., 337 U.S. 541 (1949).

It is ORDERED that the appeal be and hereby is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. Rule 9(d) (1), Rules of the Sixth Circuit.