Mark Lott v. Holly Scaturo, No. 14-7183 (4th Cir. 2014)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 14-7183 MARK LOTT, a/k/a Mark Tillman Lott, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. HOLLY SCATURO, SVPTP Director, Defendant - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Charleston. Richard Mark Gergel, District Judge. (2:13-cv-01491-RMG) Submitted: December 18, 2014 Decided: December 23, 2014 Before SHEDD, WYNN, and THACKER, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Mark Lott, Appellant Pro Se. John Eric Kaufmann, LAW OFFICE OF JOHN ERIC KAUFMANN, Columbia, South Carolina, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Mark adopting Lott appeals the from the recommendation of district the court’s magistrate judge order and dismissing his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (2012) action for noncompliance with a court order. A plaintiff’s failure to comply with an order of the court may warrant involuntary dismissal. Civ. P. 41(b). Fed. R. We review a district court’s dismissal under Rule 41(b) for abuse of discretion. F.2d 93, 95-96 (4th Cir. 1989). find no abuse of discretion. Ballard v. Carlson, 882 We have reviewed the record and Accordingly, we affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. See Lott v. Scaturo, No. 2:13-cv-01491-RMG (D.S.C. July 22, 2014). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 2