Petitioner seeks review of an Order filed on June 26, 1992 in tile Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit of the District of Columbia granting appellees' notions for summary affirmance. Attachment 1 hereto.
On July 23, 1992 the Circuit Court denied a Petition for Rehearing. Attachment 2 hereto.
The jurisdiction of this Court is invoked under 28 U.S.C. Section 1254(1) (Act of June 25, 199S, Ch. 646, 62 Stat. 928).
I believe that an extension of time is justified here due to a combination of several factors.
The District Court twice held that "the appeal is not frivolous and presents a substantial question, as required by 28 U.S.C. Section 753(f)." Orders, September 11, 1991 and September 4, 1991. Attachments 3 and 4 hereto.
Owing to petitioner's indigency he is unable to obtain counsel.
Petitioner has no formal legal training and is unfamiliar with Supreme Court Rules and Procedures, The complexity of the matters involved will entail extensive research to produce a meaningful petition. The interest of justice, petitioner submits, would require an extension for this reason alone.
Finally, petitioner's involvement in other legal proceedings has heavily taxed his limited time and resources during the period since the Circuit Court orders at issue here. E.g.,