Ronald Lee Simmons, Sr., Petitioner-appellant, v. Edward W. Murray, Director of the Virginia Department Ofcorrections, Respondent-appellee.ronald Lee Simmons, Sr., Plaintiff-appellant, v. Clarence L. Jackson, Chairman; Virginia Parole Boardmembers; Edward W. Murray, Director of Corrections; P.a.terrangi, Deputy Warden, C Unit, Greensville Correctionalcenter; E.e. Wright, Jr., Warden of Greensvillecorrectional Center, Defendants-appellees, 12 F.3d 206 (4th Cir. 1993)Annotate this Case
Submitted Oct. 25, 1993. Decided Nov. 18, 1993
Appeals from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk, No. CA-93-215-2, CA-92-67-2; John A. MacKenzie, Senior District Judge.
Ronald Lee Simmons, Sr., pro se.
Robert Harkness Herring, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., Reneen Evat Hewlett, Office of the Atty. Gen. of Virginia, Richmond, VA, for defendants-appellees.
DISMISSED IN PART AND AFFIRMED IN PART.
Before ERVIN, Chief Judge, and PHILLIPS and WILKINSON, Circuit Judges.
Ronnie L. Simmons, Sr., appeals from a district court order that granted summary judgment to the Defendants and denied his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (1988) petition (No. 93-6980) and granted summary judgment to the Defendants in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (1988) action (No. 93-6985). In No. 93-6980, we deny a certificate of probable cause to appeal and dismiss the appeal on the reasoning of the district court. Simmons v. Murray, No. CA-93-215-2 (E.D. Va., Aug. 24, 1993). In No. 93-6985, we affirm on the reasoning of the district court. Simmons v. Jackson, No. CA-92-67-2 (E.D. Va., Aug. 24, 1993). 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.
DISMISSED IN PART, AFFIRMED IN PART.