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United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

Galen Lemar AMERSON; Frances Moorer Scott, Petitioners-Appellants, v. UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, District of Colorado, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 17-1406

Decided: February 07, 2018

Before MATHESON, KELLY, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges. * Galen Lemar Amerson, Pro Se Frances Moorer Scott, Pro Se


Plaintiffs-Appellants Frances Moorer Scott and Galen Lemar Amerson appeal from the district court's judgment denying their petition for a writ of mandamus and dismissing the case with prejudice. Having jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, we affirm.

The petitioners sought an order directing the clerk of the bankruptcy court to transfer that court's files to the district court for the purpose of a de novo review of certain bankruptcy court orders. The district court viewed the petition as either an untimely attempt to appeal a bankruptcy order (and reconsideration) or a motion to withdraw the reference to the bankruptcy court. The district court also noted that the underlying issues had been resolved against petitioners. See In re Amerson, 839 F.3d 1290 (10th Cir. 2016), cert. denied sub nom. Scott v. King, ––– U.S. ––––, 138 S.Ct. 121, 199 L.Ed.2d 185 (2017). For substantially the same reasons, the judgment is


Paul J. Kelly, Jr., Circuit Judge

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