IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 9, 2009
UNITED STATES, PLAINTIFF,
RAFAEL GALVAN, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RESETTING THE STATUS CONFERENCE
Defendant Rafael Galvan, by and through counsel Krista Hart, and the United States (government) by and through counsel Assistant U.S. Attorney Heiko Coppola stipulate and agree the status conference currently set for February 5, 2009, should be reset to March 5, 2009, at 9:00 a.m.
The parties stipulate and agree the time from February 5, 2009, up to and including March 5, 2009, should be excluded in computing the time within which the trial of the above criminal prosecution must commence for purposes of the Speedy Trial Act. The parties stipulate that the ends of justice are served by the Court excluding such time, so that counsel for the government and the defendant may have reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence. 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) (Local Code T4).
Defense counsel has received additional discovery and is the process of reviewing it.
Moreover, the parties are in negotiations in an attempt to resolve the matter short of going to trial. The additional time is necessary complete the review of the additional discovery and to continue negotiations.
It is so ordered.
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