IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 25, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
MANUEL TORRES, AND JOSE MIGUEL GARCIA DEFENDANTS.
ORDER AFTER HEARING CONTINUING STATUS CONFERENCE, SETTING TRIAL CONFIRMATION HEARING, AND JURY TRIAL DATE
The parties appeared before the Court on February 23, 2010, in case number CR S-08-414-LKK. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jill M. Thomas represented the United States, James Mootz appeared on behalf of Manuel Torres, and John Manning appeared on behalf of Jose Miguel Garcia("Defendants"). Defendants were present and in custody.
Based upon the representations and agreement of all counsel, the Court ordered that the next status conference be set for March 30, 2010 at 9:15 A.M. The Court further ordered that the Trial Confirmation Hearing be set for June 8, 2010, at 9:15 A.M. and the Jury Trial be set for June 22, 2010, at 10:30 A.M.
Accordingly, the parties agreed that time beginning February 23, 2010, and extending through June 22, 2010, be excluded from the calculation of time under the Speedy Trial Act. 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A) and Local Code T4.
The Court directed government counsel to prepare a formal order.
ACCORDINGLY, it is hereby ordered:
1. Status Conference set for March 30, 2010, at 9:15 A.M.
2. Trial Confirmation Hearing set for June 8, 2010, at 9:15 A.M.
3. Jury Trial Set for June 22, 2010, at 10:30 A.M.
4. Based on the party's representations, the Court finds that the ends of justice outweigh the best interest of the public and Defendant in a speedy trial. Accordingly, time under the Speedy Trial Act and Local Code T4 shall be excluded through June 22, 2010.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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