IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 29, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
DIMAS MANUEL TORRES BARRAZA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ctrm: Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton
ORDER RE: SCHEDULING STATUS CONFERENCE OF COUNSEL, AND TIME UNDER SPEEDY TRIAL ACT DATE: March 29, 2011 TIME: 9:15 a.m.
On March 22, 2011, the Court held a status conference of counsel in this case pursuant to a pre-trial motion to withdraw counsel. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jill M. Thomas, appeared on behalf of plaintiff, United States of America. James Mootz, Esq., appeared on behalf of defendant, Dimas Manuel Torres Barraza, who was present and in custody.
At the request of the defendant, this Court granted a continuance for a further status conference of counsel to March 29, 2011, at 9:15 a.m. The Court relieved James P. Mootz, Esq., as counsel of record and instructed Courtney Fein, Assistant Federal Defender, to verify if the defendant, Dimas Manuel Torres Barraza, qualifies for appointed counsel. The Court further excluded time from March 22, 2011, to, and including, March 29, 2011, from computation of time within which the trial of this matter must be commenced pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(1)(D), pending pre-trial motion to withdraw counsel and appoint new counsel.
DATED: March 25, 2011
By: BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney JILL M. THOMAS Assistant U.S. Attorney
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED.
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