IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 27, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
STEVEN RALPH RUSSELL,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Court
DANIEL J. BRODERICK, Bar# 89424 Federal Defender BENJAMIN D. GALLOWAY, Bar# 214897 Assistant Federal Defender 801 I Street, 3rd Floor Sacramento, California 95814 Telephone (916) 498-5700 Attorney for Defendant STEVEN RALPH RUSSELL
WAIVER OF APPEARANCE
Pursuant to Rule 43 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the defendant, STEVEN RALPH RUSSELL, 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, but not limited to, when the case is set for trial, when a continuance is ordered, and when any other action is taken by the court before or after trial, except upon arraignment, plea, impanelment 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 times by the presence of his attorney, the same as if defendant were personally present; and further agrees to be present in court ready for trial any day and hour the Court may fix in his absence.
Defendant further acknowledges that she has been informed of his rights under Title 18 U.S.C. §§3161-3174 (Speedy Trial Act), and authorizes his attorney to set times and delays under that Act without defendant being present.
I agree with and consent to my client's waiver of appearance.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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