IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 26, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
ERIC SINGLETON, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. William B. Shubb
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER
Date: March 29, 2010
Time: 8:30 a.m.
It is hereby stipulated between the United States, through its undersigned counsel Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary L. Grad and the defendant Eric Singleton, through his undersigned counsel, that the competency hearing presently set for March 1, 2010 be continued to March 29, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.. It is further stipulated that the jury trial set for March 23, 2010 be vacated and that a status conference be set for March 29, 2010 at 8:30 a.m..
This continuance is requested because the psychiatric evaluation of the defendant ordered pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 4241 has not been completed. The doctor evaluating the defendant informed undersigned counsel that a second interview is required in order complete the evaluation in this case. The doctor also needs to review additional BOP mental health documents, if any exist.
The parties stipulate to excludable time pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 4241 from February 26, 2010 through March 29, 2010. Further, the parties stipulate that the interests of justice served by granting this continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial. 18 U.S.C. § 3161 (h)(7)(B)(iv) (local code T-4).
Therefore, time will be excluded from February 26, 2010 through March 29, 2010.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Time is excluded from today's date through and including March 29, 2010, in the interests of justice pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 4241, 18 U.S.C. §3161(h)(7)(B)(iv) [reasonable time to prepare] and Local Code T4.
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