In re: Roger Elliott, No. 18-1927 (4th Cir. 2018)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 18-1927 In re: ROGER ELLIOTT, Petitioner. On Petition for Writ of Mandamus. Submitted: October 18, 2018 Decided: October 22, 2018 Before GREGORY, Chief Judge, KEENAN, Circuit Judge, and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit Judge. Petitions dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Roger Elliott, Petitioner Pro Se. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Roger Elliott petitions for a writ of mandamus, seeking an order directing the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) to remedy his allegedly unlawful termination from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation nearly two decades ago. We lack authority to grant the relief Elliott seeks. See In re Ojeda Rios, 863 F.2d 202, 204-05 (2d Cir. 1988) (collecting cases holding that appellate court’s jurisdiction over mandamus petitions is limited to petitions directed toward tribunal over which it has appellate authority); see also Flynn v. U.S. Sec. & Exch. Comm’n, 877 F.3d 200, 203 (4th Cir. 2017) (outlining our limited authority over petitions for review from MSPB). Accordingly, we deny Elliott’s motions for clarification, deny his motion to amend the mandamus petitions, and dismiss the mandamus petitions. 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. PETITIONS DISMISSED 2