IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 21, 2010
JASON VARGAS , PETITIONER,
CHERYL PLILER, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge
EX PARTE REQUEST FOR ORDER DIRECTING U.S. MARSHAL'S OFFICE TO PAY FOR COPY OF EVIDENTIARY HEARING TRANSCRIPT; ORDER
On October 14, 2010, an evidentiary hearing was held in the above-entitled matter before Judge Sandra M. Snyder. At the conclusion of the hearing the court set out a briefing schedule for the parties to submit closing arguments.
Counsel for petitioner Vargas was appointed under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA). It is necessary for petitioner Vargas' counsel to obtain a transcript of the evidentiary hearing to complete this brief. Counsel has been advised by the CJA panel administrator that an order from this court is required directing the U. S. Marshal to pay for the costs of petitioner's transcript of the evidentiary hearing.
Paul O'Connor counsel for respondent has agreed with petitioner's counsel to split the cost of preparing the hearing transcript. The court reporter has provided an estimate for the entire cost of a transcript as $267.75 if prepared within a 14-day time frame.
It is petitioner Vargas request that this Court order the U.S. Marshal to pay $133.88 to court reporter, O. Figueroa, for his portion of the cost of this transcript.
IT IS HEREBY THE ORDER OF THE COURT, that the United States Marshal shall pay to court reporter O. Figueroa the sum of $133.88 for the cost of the transcript of the October 14, 2010 evidentiary hearing. Jason Vargas is a state inmate who was transported to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, Fresno, for purposes of testifying at the hearing, and then was returned to CSP-Corcoran.
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