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United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

John BACCUS, a/k/a John Baccus Roosevelt, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Edgar L. CLEMENTS, III; Von Dean Turbeville; Barry Prosser; Amber McDaniel Thompson; Keith Lutcken; Brian Wallace; Paul Baker; Michelle Dixon; John Black, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 18-6163

Decided: June 26, 2018

Before DIAZ and HARRIS, Circuit Judges, and SHEDD, Senior Circuit Judge. John Roosevelt Baccus, Appellant Pro Se.

John Roosevelt Baccus seeks to appeal from the district court's order accepting the recommendation of the magistrate judge and dismissing without prejudice Baccus's 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (2012) complaint. Finding no error, we affirm on the reasoning of the district court.* See Baccus v. Clements, No. 4:17-cv-01851-DCN (D.S.C. Jan. 23, 2018). We deny Baccus's motions for a transcript at Government expense and for appointment of counsel. 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.   The grounds of the dismissal make clear that no amendment could cure the defects in Baccus's case. Therefore, the order is final and appealable. See Goode v. Cent. Va. Legal Aid Soc'y, Inc., 807 F.3d 619, 625, 629-30 (4th Cir. 2015).


Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.

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