Lawrence Hawkins, Jr. v. Unknown, No. 14-6093 (4th Cir. 2014)Annotate this Case
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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 14-6093 LAWRENCE LEO HAWKINS, JR., Plaintiff - Appellant, v. UNKNOWN, Defendant - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk. Rebecca Beach Smith, Chief District Judge. (2:13-cv-00027-RBS-DEM) Submitted: November 14, 2014 Before TRAXLER, Circuit Judges. Chief Judge, Decided: and HAMILTON November 25, 2014 and DAVIS, Senior Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Lawrence Leo Hawkins, Jr., Appellant Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Lawrence Leo Hawkins, Jr., appeals the district court’s order dismissing his action for failure to comply with its order to particularize his claims, and he has filed a motion for transcript at government expense. * We have limited our review to the issues raised in Hawkins’ informal brief, see 4th Cir. R. 34(b), and we deny the pending motion for transcript and affirm the district court’s judgment. See Hawkins v. Unknown, No. 2:13-cv-00027-RBS-DEM (E.D. Va. filed June 26, 2013; entered June 31, 2013). 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. AFFIRMED * Because Hawkins’ notice of appeal was filed beyond the appeal period, we previously remanded to the district court with instructions for it to determine whether Hawkins’ notice of appeal should be construed as a motion to reopen the appeal period, and if so, whether reopening was merited. The district court granted Hawkins a reopening of the appeal period. 2