IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 9, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
TODD ALLEN SMITH, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Judge
WAIVER OF DEFENDANT'S PERSONAL APPEARANCE
Defendant hereby waives the right to be present in person in open court upon the hearing of any motion or other proceeding in this case, including when the case is set for trial, when a continuance is ordered, when time is excluded under the Speedy Trial Act, when a detention hearing is held, and when any other action is taken by the Court before or after trial, except upon arraignment, plea, empaneling 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 time by the presence of his attorney, the same as if defendant were personally present; and further agrees to be present in person in court ready for trial on any day which the Court may fix in his absence.
DATED: September 8, 2010
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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