UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. Ronald CHISHOLM, Defendant - Appellant.
Decided: April 21, 2020
Before GREGORY, Chief Judge, and WYNN and DIAZ, Circuit Judges.
Ronald Chisholm, Appellant Pro Se.
Ronald Chisholm appeals the district court's order denying Chisholm's motion for appointment of counsel to aid him in determining whether Chisholm qualifies for relief under the First Step Act, Pub. L. No. 115-391, 132 Stat. 5194, and finding Chisholm was ineligible for relief under the Act. On appeal, we confine our review to the issues raised in the Appellant's brief. See 4th Cir. R. 34(b). Because Chisholm's informal brief does not challenge either aspect of the district court's disposition, Chisholm has forfeited appellate review of the court's order. See Jackson v. Lightsey, 775 F.3d 170, 177 (4th Cir. 2014) (“The informal brief is an important document; under Fourth Circuit rules, our review is limited to issues preserved in that brief.”). Accordingly, we affirm the district court's order. 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Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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