U.S.v.Nelson

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth CircuitApr 20, 2010
373 Fed. Appx. 514 (5th Cir. 2010)

No. 09-10682 Conference Calendar.

April 20, 2010.

Susan B. Cowger, U.S. Attorney's Office, Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Jason Douglas Hawkins, Federal Public Defender's Office, Dallas, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, USDC No. 3:08-CR-272-1.

Before SMITH, PRADO, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.


The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Michael Nelson has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Attderx v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967). Nelson has not filed a response. Our independent review of the record and counsel's brief discloses no nonfrivolous issue for appeal. Accordingly, counsel's motion for leave to withdraw is GRANTED, counsel is excused from further responsibilities herein, and the APPEAL IS DISMISSED. See 5TH CIR. R. 42.2.