IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 3, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
MANUEL TORRES, ET AL, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton
STIPULATION AND ORDER CONTINUING STATUS CONFERENCE
IT IS HEREBY stipulated between the United States of America through its counsel, Jill M. Thomas, Assistant United States Attorney, together with counsel for defendant Jose Miguel Garcia, John R. Manning, Esq., and counsel for defendant Manuel Torres, James P. Mootz, Esq., that the status conference presently set for August 31, 2010 be continued to October 13, 2010, at 9:15 a.m., thus vacating the presently set status conference.
Counsel for the parties agree that this is an appropriate exclusion of time within the meaning of Title 18, United States Code§ 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv) and Local Code T4 (continuity of counsel / reasonable time for effective preparation, specifically settlement negotiations are ongoing and progressing towards resolution in this case), and agree to exclude time from August 31, 2010, until the date of the status conference, October 13, 2010.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
Dated: August 30, 2010
JOHN R. MANNING Attorney for Defendant Jose Miguel Garcia
JAMES P. MOOTZ Attorney for Defendant Manuel Torres
Benjamin B. Wagner United States Attorney
JILL M. THOMAS Assistant U.S. Attorney
JOHN R. MANNING (SBN 220874) ATTORNEY AT LAW 1111 H Street, # 204 Sacramento, CA. 95814 (916) 444-3994 Fax (916) 447-0931
Attorney for Defendant JOSE MIGUEL GARCIA
ORDER TO CONTINUE STATUS CONFERNCE
GOOD CAUSE APPEARING, it is hereby ordered that the August 31, 2010 status conference be continued to October 13, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. I find that the ends of justice warrant an exclusion of time and that the defendant's need for continuity of counsel and reasonable time for effective preparation exceeds the public interest in a trial within 70 days. THEREFORE IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that time be excluded pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161 (h) (7) (B) (iv) and Local Code T4 from August 31, 2010, to October 13, 2010.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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