Kenneth Morrison, Petitioner-appellant, v. Charles M. Creecy; Attorney General of North Carolina,respondents-appellees, 929 F.2d 693 (4th Cir. 1991)Annotate this Case
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, at Durham. Eugene A. Gordon, Senior District Judge. (CA-90-44-D).
Kenneth Morrison, appellant pro se.
Richard Norwood League, Office of the Attorney General of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C., for appellees.
Before WIDENER and K.K. HALL, Circuit Judges, and BUTZNER, Senior Circuit Judge.
Kenneth Morrison seeks to appeal the district court's order refusing habeas corpus relief pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Our review of the record and the district court's opinion accepting the recommendation of the magistrate judge discloses that this appeal is without merit. Accordingly, we deny a certificate of probable cause to appeal and dismiss the appeal on the reasoning of the district court.1 Morrison v. Creecy, CA-90-44-D (M.D.N.C. Dec. 5, 1990). We grant Morrison's motion to proceed in forma pauperis but 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.
We dismiss Morrison's claim of ineffective assistance as meritless