The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. Lawrence K. Karlton
This matter came before the Court for Status Conference on February 1, 2011, in the courtroom of the Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton, Senior United States District Judge. The government was represented by Assistant United States Attorney Matthew Stegman. Assistant Federal Defender Matthew C. Bockmon, appeared on behalf of Defendant Betty Ellen Anderson.
Counsel for the defendant submitted a written statement from Mark Warren Light, M.D. (scanned herewith as Attachment A) dated January 11, 2011, stating defendant "PT CANNOT TOLERATE SITTING IN (1) POSITION FOR MORE THAN (1) HR." Counsel for the defendant stated defendant is in the same condition as described in Janak Mehtani, M.D.'s report dated September 2, 2010.
The parties agreed to continue the matter for further status on April 5, 2011, for another evaluation by Dr. Mehtani or any other medical doctor.
A Further Status Conference date of Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 9:15 a.m. was set.
Therefore, good cause appearing,
IT IS ORDERED that this matter be continued to Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 9:15 a.m., for Further Status Conference.
IT IS ALSO ORDERED pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 3161(h)(1)(A)and 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv), Local Codes A and T4, that the period of delay from February 1, 2011, through and including April 5, 2011, be excluded in computing the time within which the trial must commence for delay resulting from proceeding and examination to determine the "physical capacity of the defendant" and reasonable time for defense counsel to prepare.
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