Emmanuela Obi v. Virginia State University, No. 13-1047 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 13-1047 EMMANUELA OBI, Plaintiff Appellant, v. VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Defendant - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Richmond. John A. Gibney, Jr., District Judge. (3:12-cv-00825-JAG) Submitted: February 21, 2013 Before AGEE and Circuit Judge. DAVIS, Circuit Decided: Judges, and March 27, 2013 HAMILTON, Senior Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Emmanuela Obi, Appellant Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Emmanuela dismissing Obi s Obi civil appeals action the without district court s prejudice. * reviewed the record and find no reversible error. order We have Accordingly, we affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. Obi v. Virginia State Univ., No. 3:12-cv-00825-JAG (E.D. Va. Jan. 2, 2013). legal before We dispense with oral argument because the facts and contentions this court are adequately and argument presented would not in aid the the materials decisional process. AFFIRMED * Generally, orders dismissing complaints without prejudice are interlocutory and not appealable. Domino Sugar Corp. v. Sugar Workers Local Union 392, 10 F.3d 1064, 1066-67 (4th Cir. 1993). However, orders dismissing actions or cases in their entirety without prejudice generally are appealable. Chao v. Rivendell Woods, Inc., 415 F.3d 342, 345 (4th Cir. 2005). We find that the district court s order is an appealable order because the action was dismissed in its entirety and the district court s order indicates that amendment of [Obi s] complaint would not permit [her] to continue the litigation in the district court. Id. 2