Beckford v. United States of America
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|September 26, 2017
ORDER DENYING PETITION MADE PURSUANT TO 28 U.S.C. § 2255 --- For the reasons set forth in the ATTACHED WRITTEN MEMORANDUM AND ORDER, the Petition made pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255, is denied in its entirety, and Petitioner's request fo r an evidentiary hearing is denied as unnecessary. Petitioner's motion for leave to amend his Petition also is denied as futile. Petitioner further is denied a certificate of appealability as he fails to make a "substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right." 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(2); see Fed. R. App. P. 22(b); Lucidore v. New York State Div. of Parole, 209 F. 3d 107, 112 (2d Cir. 2000). The Court certifies pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3) that a ny appeal from this Memorandum and Order would not be taken in good faith, and, therefore, in forma pauperis status is denied for the purpose of any appeal. Coppedge v. United States, 369 U.S. 438, 444-45 (1962). The Clerk of the Court is directed to mail a copy of this Electronic Order and the Attached Written Memorandum and Order to pro sePetitioner and to close this case. SO ORDERED by Chief Judge Dora Lizette Irizarry on 9/26/2017. (Irizarry, Dora)
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