Jose Q. Mendez, Plaintiff-appellant, v. L.n. Jones, et al., Defendants-appellees, 83 F.3d 428 (9th Cir. 1996)Annotate this Case
Before: HALL, THOMPSON and RYMER, Circuit Judges.
This appeal from the denial of a motion for preliminary injunction comes to us for review under Ninth Circuit Rule 3-3. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1292(a) (1), and we affirm.
Our sole inquiry is whether the district court abused its discretion in denying preliminary injunctive relief. See Gregorio T. v. Wilson, 59 F.3d 1002, 1004-05 (9th Cir. 1995). The record before us shows that the court did not rely on an erroneous legal premise or abuse its discretion in concluding that appellant's showing of probable success on the merits and likelihood of irreparable harm was insufficient to warrant preliminary injunctive relief. See id. The court's factual findings are not clearly erroneous. See id. Accordingly, the denial of a preliminary injunction is