In Re: Jay Thomas, No. 13-2126 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 13-2126 In re: JAY L. THOMAS, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus. (8:13-cv-02167-DKC) Submitted: November 21, 2013 Decided: November 25, 2013 Before KING, DUNCAN, and DIAZ, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Jay Thomas, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Jay L. Thomas petitions for a writ of mandamus, alleging that the district court has unduly delayed acting on his habeas petition. He seeks an directing the district court to act. court s docket prejudice reveals Thomas that habeas the order this court Our review of the district court petition. from has dismissed Accordingly, without because the district court has recently decided Thomas case, we deny the mandamus petition as moot. We also grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis and deny Thomas motion for temporary relief. 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. PETITION DENIED 2