In Re Michael Sindram, Petitioner, 953 F.2d 688 (D.C. Cir. 1992)Annotate this Case
Before MIKVA, Chief Judge, and KAREN LECRAFT HENDERSON and RANDOLPH, Circuit Judges.
Upon consideration of the petition for a writ of mandamus and related relief and the motion for leave to proceed on appeal in forma pauperis ("IFP"), it is
ORDERED that the motion for leave to proceed IFP be granted. The Clerk is directed to enter the petition for a writ of mandamus on the court's general docket. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that the petition for a writ of mandamus be denied. Mandamus is an extraordinary remedy, which is not available where the relief sought is available through other means, such as direct appeal. See Allied Chem. Corp. v. Daiflon, Inc., 449 U.S. 33, 36 (1980) (per curiam); Kerr v. United States District Court, 426 U.S. 394, 403 (1976).