Walter Tateatice Royals, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Dave Williams, Warden, Attorney General of Virginia,defendants-appellees,, 813 F.2d 402 (4th Cir. 1986)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 813 F.2d 402 (4th Cir. 1986) Submitted Oct. 31, 1986. Decided Dec. 3, 1986

Before RUSSELL and WILKINS, Circuit Judges, and BUTZNER, Senior Circuit Judge.

Walter Tateatice Royals, Appellant pro se.

Robert Homer Anderson, III, for appellees.


A review of the record and the magistrate's opinion discloses that an appeal from his order refusing habeas corpus relief pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 would be without merit. Because the dispositive issues recently have been decided authoritatively, we deny a certificate of probable cause to appeal, dispense with oral argument, and dismiss the appeal on the reasoning of the magistrate. Royals v. Williams, C/A No. 86-352-R (E.D. Va. August 26, 1986).