Notice: Fourth Circuit Local Rule 36(c) States That Citation of Unpublished Dispositions is Disfavored Except for Establishing Res Judicata, Estoppel, or the Law of the Case and Requires Service of Copies of Cited Unpublished Dispositions of the Fourth Circuit.cornelius Tucker, Jr., Plaintiff-appellant, v. Captain Brankner; Sergeant Dinehart, Defendants-appellees, 83 F.3d 416 (4th Cir. 1996)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 83 F.3d 416 (4th Cir. 1996) Submitted April 15, 1996. Decided April 23, 1996

Cornelius Tucker, Appellant Pro Se.

Before ERVIN and MOTZ, Circuit Judges, and CHAPMAN, Senior Circuit Judge.

Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.

PER CURIAM:


Appellant appeals the district court's order denying Appellant's motion to amend his complaint. We dismiss the appeal for lack of jurisdiction because the order is not appealable. This court may exercise jurisdiction only over final orders, 28 U.S.C. § 1291 (1988), and certain interlocutory and collateral orders, 28 U.S.C. § 1292 (1988); Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(b); Cohen v. Beneficial Indus. Loan Corp., 337 U.S. 541 (1949). The order here appealed is neither a final order nor an appealable interlocutory or collateral order.

We dismiss the appeal as interlocutory. 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