IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 27, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
YI NIU, DEFENDANT,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER CONTINUING STATUS CONFERENCE
It is hereby stipulated and agreed to between Yi Niu, by and through counsel Dwight M. Samuel, and United States of America by and through, Robin Taylor, that the status conference presently set for Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. be vacated and rescheduled for a status conference on Friday, October 16, 2009, at 9:00 a.m.
Defendant has received a plea agreement. Defendant is a lawful resident of the United States and currently holds a valid green card. Counsel has recently obtained authorization for expert services to render a legal opinion on the effects of the plea agreement upon defendant's residency status. To date no report has been rendered and additional time is needed to interview the defendant with an interpreter and render a report.
It is further stipulated that the period from August 28, 2009, through and including October 16, 2009be excluded in computing the time within which trial must commence under the Speedy Trial Act, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv) and Local Code T-4 for continuity and preparation of counsel.
IT IS SO ORDERED.