870 F.2d 655 (4th Cir. 1989), 88-1749, Martin v. Court of Appeals of Maryland

Docket Nº:88-1749.
Citation:870 F.2d 655
Party Name:James L. MARTIN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. COURT OF APPEALS OF MARYLAND, Robert C. Murphy, John C. Eldridge, Harry A. Cole, Lawrence F. Rodowsky, John F. McAuilffe, William H. Atkins, II, Albert T. Blackwell, Jr., Maryland State Board of Law Examiners, Charles H. Dorsey, Jr., William F. Abell, Jr., John F. Mudd, John W. Sause, Jr., Pamela J. White, C
Case Date:March 07, 1989
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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870 F.2d 655 (4th Cir. 1989)

James L. MARTIN, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

COURT OF APPEALS OF MARYLAND, Robert C. Murphy, John C. Eldridge, Harry A. Cole, Lawrence F. Rodowsky, John F. McAuilffe, William H. Atkins, II, Albert T. Blackwell, Jr., Maryland State Board of Law Examiners, Charles H. Dorsey, Jr., William F. Abell, Jr., John F. Mudd, John W. Sause, Jr., Pamela J. White, Character Committee for the Third Judicial Circuit, Constance K. Putzel, John H. Zink, III, Rowland R. Bounds, T. Carroll Brown, E. Harrison Stone, Defendants-Appellees.

James L. MARTIN, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

VIRGINIA BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS, Francis N. Crenshaw, John F. Kay, Jr., A. Hugo Blankenship, Jr., Robert E. Glenn, Stephen M. Quillen, National Conference of Bar Examiners, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 88-1749.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

March 7, 1989

Editorial Note:

This opinion appears in the Federal reporter in a table titled "Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions". (See FI CTA4 Rule 36 regarding use of unpublished opinions)

Submitted Dec. 9, 1988.

Rehearing and Rehearing In Banc Denied March 27, 1989.

D.Md.

AFFIRMED.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. Frederic N. Smalkin, District Judge. (C/A No. 88-1999-S).

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Richmond. Robert R. Merhige, Jr., Senior District Judge. (C/A No. 88-269-R).

James L. Martin, appellant pro se.

Ralph S. Tyler, James Goldsborough Klair, Carmen Mercedes Shepard, Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Alexander L. Cummings, Court of Appeals of Maryland, Gregory E. Lucyk, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, for appellees.

Michael Willis Smith, Orran Lee Brown, Sr., Christian, Barton, Epps, Brent & Chappell, for National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Before WIDENER, K.K. HALL, and WILKINS, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM:

James L. Martin, an unsuccessful applicant for the Maryland and Virginia state bars, appeals the district courts' orders dismissing his claims brought under the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 794, the first amendment, the due process clause, the equal protection clause, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, and state tort and libel claims.

Martin passed the Maryland bar exam in February 1984, but was...

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