IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 28, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
RONALD BURRIS, JR., DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Judge
REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF DEFENDANT'S PERSONAL PRESENCE (FRCP 43)
Pursuant to Rule 43 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, defendant Ronald Burris, Jr., hereby waives the right to be present in person in open court upon the hearing of any motion or other proceeding n this case, including, but not limited to, when the case is set for trial, when a continuance is ordered, and when any other action is taken by the court before or after trial, except upon arraignment, plea, empanelment of jury and imposition of sentence. Defendant hereby requests the Court to proceed during every absence of his which the Court may permit pursuant to this waiver; agrees that his interests will be deemed represented at all times by the presence of his attorney, the same as if defendant were personally present,; and further agrees to be presenting court ready for trail any day and hour the Court may fix in his absence.
Defendant further acknowledges that he has been informed of his rights under Title 18 U.S.C. sections 3161-3174 (Speedy Trial Act), and authorizes his attorney to set times and 3 delays under that Act without defendant being present.
Dated: July 22, 2010 RONALD BURRIS, JR. (Original retained by attorney)
I agree with and consent to my client's waiver of appearance.
Dated: July 22, 2010 MICHAEL E. HANSEN Attorney for Defendant RONALD BURRIS, JR.
I approve the above waiver of presence.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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