IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 8, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
JAMES LEE LANKFORD,
WAIVER OF DEFENDANT'S PERSONAL PRESENCE AT PRETRIAL PROCEEDINGS; ORDER THEREON
Pursuant to Fed. R. Crim. P. 43(b)(3), Defendant, James Lee Lankford, having been advised of his right to be present at all stages of the proceedings, hereby requests that this Court proceed in his absence on every occasion that the Court may permit, pursuant to this waiver. Defendant agrees that his interests shall be represented at all times by the presence of his attorney, the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California, the same as if Defendant were personally present, and requests that this court allow his attorney-in-fact to represent his interests at all times. Defendant further agrees that notice to Defendant's attorney that Defendant's presence is required will be deemed notice to the Defendant of the requirement of his appearance at said time and place.
DATED: February 7, 2011 /s/ James Lee Lankford JAMES LEE LANKFORD DATED: February 7, 2011 /s/ Peggy Sasso VICTOR M. CHAVEZ PEGGY SASSO Assistant Federal Defender Attorneys for James Lee Lankford
GOOD CAUSE APPEARING, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant's appearance may be waived at any and all non-substantive pretrial proceedings until further order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Waiver of Defendant's Personal Presence;
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