Herbert Lee Hughes, Appellant, v. Janet Reno, Attorney General, et al, 90 F.3d 591 (D.C. Cir. 1996)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit - 90 F.3d 591 (D.C. Cir. 1996) June 11, 1996

Before: WILLIAMS, HENDERSON, and TATEL, Circuit Judges.

JUDGMENT

PER CURIAM.


This appeal was considered on the record from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and on the briefs filed by the parties. The court has determined that the issues presented occasion no need for an opinion. See D.C. Cir. Rule 36(b). It is

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the district court's order filed September 15, 1995, be affirmed. Appellant did not prevail in his challenges to the government's forfeiture proceedings in the Western District of Louisiana and the Fifth Circuit. See United States v. Parcel of Property Located at Route 2, No. 93-4942 (5th Cir. June 3, 1994). Therefore, because it has been determined that the government properly seized appellant's property, appellant's damages claims arising out of the seizure are barred. See Allen v. McCurry, 449 U.S. 90, 94 (1980).

The Clerk is directed to withhold issuance of the mandate herein until seven days after disposition of any timely petition for rehearing. See D.C. Cir. Rule 41.