IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 18, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
TROY L. CARDOSO DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
STIPULATION AND ORDER TO EXCLUDE TIME
The parties request that the status conference in this case be continued from August 19, 2010 to September 23, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. They stipulate that the time between August 19, 2010 and September 23, 2010 should be excluded from the calculation of time under 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 defendant may have reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence. 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv) and Local Code T-4. Mr. Rosenfeld was retained by the defendant appeared for the first time in this Court on or about February 18, 2010.
Defense counsel received discovery from the defendant's prior attorney, Mr. Samuel. The defense is still performing its investigation and reviewing discovery in this matter. The parties stipulate and agree 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)(A).