In re: Abdurrahman Cetin, No. 14-1915 (4th Cir. 2014)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 14-1915 In re: ABDURRAHMAN CETIN, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus. (4:08-cr-00370-RBH-1; 4:12-cv-00551-RBH) Submitted: November 18, 2014 Decided: November 20, 2014 Before NIEMEYER, MOTZ, and GREGORY, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Abdurrahman Cetin, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Abdurrahman seeking an order Cetin vacating petitions his for a convictions writ and of mandamus sentence. We conclude that Cetin is not entitled to mandamus relief and deny his petition. Mandamus relief is a drastic remedy and should be used only Dist. in extraordinary Court, 426 circumstances. U.S. 394, 402 Kerr (1976); v. United United Moussaoui, 333 F.3d 509, 516-17 (4th Cir. 2003). not be used as a substitute for appeal. States States v. Mandamus may In re Lockheed Martin Corp., 503 F.3d 351, 353 (4th Cir. 2007). Further, mandamus relief is available only when the petitioner has a clear right to the relief sought. In re First Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass’n, 860 F.2d 135, 138 (4th Cir. 1988). Cetin has relief he seeks. not shown that he is entitled to the Accordingly, while we grant his motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis, we deny the petition for writ of mandamus. facts and materials legal before We dispense with oral argument because the contentions are adequately this and argument court presented would not in the aid the decisional process. PETITION DENIED 2