Donald James Skinner, Petitioner-appellant, v. Alton Baskerville, Warden; Department of Corrections; Marysue Terry, Attorney General, Respondents-appellees, 979 F.2d 848 (4th Cir. 1992)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 979 F.2d 848 (4th Cir. 1992) Submitted: October 14, 1992Decided: November 20, 1992

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Richmond. James R. Spencer, District Judge. (CA-91-627-R)

Donald James Skinner, Appellant Pro Se.

Robert H. Anderson, III, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellees.

E.D. Va.


Before PHILLIPS and WILKINS, Circuit Judges, and SPROUSE, Senior Circuit Judge.



Donald James Skinner seeks to appeal the district court's order refusing habeas corpus relief pursuant to 28 U.S.C.s 2254 (1988). Our review of the record and the district court's opinion 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. Skinner v. Baskerville, No. CA-91-627-R (E.D. Va. Apr. 29, 1992). We 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.