US v. Matthew Campbell, No. 12-7991 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 12-7991 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. MATTHEW CAMPBELL, Defendant - Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Florence. R. Bryan Harwell, District Judge. (4:07-cr-01422-RBH-1) Submitted: March 28, 2013 Decided: April 2, 2013 Before NIEMEYER, KING, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges. Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Matthew Campbell, Appellant Pro Se. Alfred William Walker Bethea, Jr., Assistant United States Attorney, Florence, South Carolina, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Matthew Campbell seeks to appeal the amended criminal judgment entered after the district court reduced his sentence pursuant to Fed. R. Crim. P. 35(b). reduction the court awarded was inadequate nature of his substantial assistance. ยง 3742(a) (2006), this court Campbell argues that the does in light of the However, under 18 U.S.C. not have jurisdiction to review the extent of the district court s downward departure. United States v. Hill, 70 F.3d 321, 324 (4th Cir. 1995); see United States v. Davis, 679 F.3d 190, 193-94 (4th Cir. 2012) (explaining that, although the court may entertain challenges to the lawfulness of the method used by the district court in making its sentencing decision, this court lacks jurisdiction to review any part of a discretionary sentencing decision ). Because the sole issue raised on appeal attacks the extent of the reduction the district court awarded, we dismiss this appeal for lack of jurisdiction. We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid in the decisional process. DISMISSED 2