Notice: Fourth Circuit Local Rule 36(c) States That Citation of Unpublished Dispositions is Disfavored Except for Establishing Res Judicata, Estoppel, or the Law of the Case and Requires Service of Copies of Cited Unpublished Dispositions of the Fourth Circuit.ben Franklin Staton, Plaintiff--appellant, v. Janet Reno; United States Department of Justice; U.s.bureau of Investigation, Defendants--appellees, 91 F.3d 133 (4th Cir. 1996)Annotate this Case
Submitted: June 20, 1996Decided: July 9, 1996
Ben Franklin Staton, Appellant Pro Se.
Before HALL, WILKINS, and HAMILTON, Circuit Judges.
Appellant appeals from the district court's order denying relief on his complaint filed under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (1988), but construed by the district court as a habeas corpus petition under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (1988). We have reviewed the record and the district court's opinion and find no reversible error. Accordingly, we affirm on the reasoning of the district court. Staton v. Reno, No. CA-96-296-AM (E.D. Va. Mar. 7, 1996). 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.