IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 23, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
GARRETT SMITH, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. Lawrence K. Karlton
ORDER AFTER HEARING
This matter came before the Court for Status Conference/Change of Plea on January 21, 2009 in the courtroom of the Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton, United States District Court Judge. The government was represented by its counsel, Assistant United States Attorney Robert Tice-Raskin. Defendant, Garrett Smith, represented by his counsel Chief Assistant Federal Defender Linda Harter, was not present due to a misunderstanding in regard to the necessity of his personal appearance, but, later contacted his attorney and pretrial services.
Accordingly, Defense counsel requested that the matter be rescheduled for Change of Plea on January 27, 2009 at 9:15 a.m.
The parties agreed on the need for additional time to allow time for defense preparation.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter be set for Change of Plea on January 27, 2009 at 9:15 a.m.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161 (h)(8)(B)(iv) [reasonable time to prepare] (Local Code T4), the period from January 21, 2009 to and including January 27, 2009 is excluded from the time computations required by the Speedy Trial Act due to ongoing preparation of counsel.
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