Cora Hill v. James Hawks, No. 13-1028 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 13-1028 CORA M. HILL, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. JAMES C. HAWKS, Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth; GEORGE T. ALBISTON, ESQ.; WILLIAM F. DEVINE, ESQ.; SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA, Defendants - Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk. Mark S. Davis, District Judge. (2:12-cv-00364-MSD-DEM) Submitted: March 26, 2013 Decided: March 29, 2013 Before DUNCAN, FLOYD, and THACKER, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Cora M. Hill, Appellant Pro Se. Nicholas Foris Simopoulos, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF VIRGINIA, Richmond, Virginia; James Arthur Cales, III, Alan Brody Rashkind, FURNISS, DAVIS, RASHKIND & SAUNDERS, Norfolk, Virginia; William Delaney Bayliss, Joseph Earl Blackburn, III, WILLIAMS MULLEN, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellees. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Cora M. Hill appeals the district court s orders dismissing her civil action for failure to establish a proper basis for jurisdiction over any of the denying reconsideration of those orders. named Defendants and On appeal, we confine our review to the issues raised in the Appellant s brief. See 4th not Cir. R. 34(b). Because Hill s informal brief does challenge the bases for the district court s dispositions, Hill has forfeited appellate review of the court s orders. Accordingly, although we grant leave to proceed on appeal in forma pauperis, we affirm the district court s judgments. dispense with contentions are oral argument adequately because presented in the the facts We and legal materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 2