In Re: Travis Arnold, No. 13-2192 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 13-2192 In re: TRAVIS DENORRIS ARNOLD, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Nos. 1:08-cr-00322-TDS-1; 1:10-cv-00892-TDS-JEP) Submitted: December 19, 2013 Decided: December 23, 2013 Before SHEDD, DAVIS, and FLOYD, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Travis Denorris Arnold, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Travis mandamus DeNorris seeking relinquishment an Arnold order of petitions to permit citizenship for him and a to writ file of for government-issued identification and to withdraw all allegiances to the United States. We conclude that Arnold is not entitled to mandamus relief. Mandamus relief is a drastic remedy and should be used only Dist. in extraordinary Court, Moussaoui, mandamus 426 333 relief circumstances. U.S. F.3d is 394, 509, 402 516-17 available only clear right to the relief sought. Kerr (1976); (4th the 2003). States States v. Further, petitioner has a In re First Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass n, 860 F.2d 135, 138 (4th Cir. 1988). used as a substitute for appeal. United United Cir. when v. Mandamus may not be In re Lockheed Martin Corp., 503 F.3d 351, 353 (4th Cir. 2007). The relief sought by Arnold is not available by way of mandamus. Accordingly, although we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis, we deny the petition for writ of mandamus. 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