William Scott DAVIS, Jr., Plaintiff - Appellant, v. Hon. Earl W. BRITT; Jeff Sessions, USAG; James Garnett, Jr., PRJ; Donal Hunter, PRJ; USMS Unknown Deputy, Defendants - Appellees.
Decided: April 20, 2020
Before NIEMEYER and HARRIS, Circuit Judges, and SHEDD, Senior Circuit Judge.
William Scott Davis, Jr., Appellant Pro Se.
William Scott, Davis, Jr., seeks to appeal the district court's order instructing him to submit evidence of when he delivered his Fed. R. Civ. P. 60 motion to prison authorities for mailing.* This court may exercise jurisdiction only over final orders, 28 U.S.C. § 1291 (2018), and certain interlocutory and collateral orders, 28 U.S.C. § 1292 (2018); Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(b); Cohen v. Beneficial Indus. Loan Corp., 337 U.S. 541, 545-46, 69 S.Ct. 1221, 93 L.Ed. 1528 (1949). The order Davis seeks to appeal is neither a final order nor an appealable interlocutory or collateral order. Accordingly, we deny Davis’ motion to consolidate and dismiss the appeal for lack of jurisdiction. 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.
FOOTNOTE. We remanded Davis’ appeal in No. 19-6172 to obtain this information. We express no opinion on the merits of that appeal at this time. See Davis v. Britt, 773 F. App'x 172, 173 (4th Cir. 2019).
Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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