245 F2d 223 United States v. Ballentine

245 F.2d 223

UNITED STATES, Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
James BALLENTINE, Defendant-Appellant.

Docket 24623.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

May 22, 1957.

James Ballentine, pro se.

Before MEDINA and WATERMAN, Circuit Judges, and GALSTON, District Judge.

PER CURIAM.

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1

As the attorney assigned by us on March 25, 1957 has examined the transcript of the testimony at the trial and given the matter as a whole careful consideration and reports that he can find no merit whatever in the appeal and wishes to be relieved, we accede to his request.

2

Appellant's application for the assignment of new counsel is denied. United States ex rel. Tierney v. Richmond, 2 Cir., 245 F.2d 222.

3

Appellant's motion for an extension of time within which to file a brief and appendix pro se is granted and he may file same at any time on or before September 1, 1957.