Durrell Jackson v. C. Zych, No. 14-7338 (4th Cir. 2014)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 14-7338 DURRELL KAYE JACKSON, Petitioner – Appellant, v. C. ZYCH, Warden, USP Lee, Respondent - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, at Roanoke. Glen E. Conrad, Chief District Judge. (7:14-cv-00077-GEC-RSB) Submitted: November 18, 2014 Decided: November 21, 2014 Before NIEMEYER, MOTZ, and GREGORY, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Durrell Kaye Jackson, Appellant Pro Se. Kartic Padmanabhan, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Roanoke, Virginia, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Durrell Kaye Jackson appeals the district court’s order dismissing without prejudice his 28 U.S.C. § 2241 (2012) petition. Jackson’s petition sought retroactive application of the Fair Sentencing Act, arguing that the Act invalidates his 2002 life enterprise. sentence Jackson for engaging was effective date of the Act. in sentenced, a continuing however, criminal prior to the We have reviewed the record and the arguments on appeal and conclude that Jackson’s claim is without merit. See United States v. Bullard, 645 F.3d 237, 248-49 (4th Cir. 2011). Accordingly, we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis and affirm the district court’s judgment. 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