IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 9, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
DIMAS MANUEL TORRES BARRAZA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton
BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney JILL M. THOMAS Assistant U.S. Attorney 501 "I" Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, California 95814 Telephone: (916) 554-2700
ORDER RE: SCHEDULING STATUS
CONFERENCE AND EXCLUDE TIME
UNDER SPEEDY TRIAL ACT
DATE: November 15, 2011
TIME: 9:15 a.m.
On November 8, 2011, the Court held a status conference of counsel in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jill M. Thomas, appeared on behalf of plaintiff, United States of America. Clemente Jimenez, Esq., appeared on behalf of defendant, Dimas Manuel Torres Barraza, who was present and in custody.
The defendant's request for new counsel was granted by this Court and a status of counsel hearing was set for November 15, 2011, at 9:15 a.m. Additionally Trial Confirmation Hearing was set for March, 6, 2012, and Jury Trial set for March 20, 2012.
The parties also agreed to exclude time under the Speedy Trial Act up to and including November 15, 2011, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv), Local Code T4, to obtain new counsel and for preparation of counsel. The parties agreed that the ends of justice served by granting the defendant's request for a continuance outweigh the best interest of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is continued to November 15, 2011, at 9:15 a.m.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the period from November 8, 2011, up to and including November 15, 2011, is excluded pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv), Local Code T4, to obtain new counsel and preparation of counsel. The Court finds that the ends of justice served by granting the defendant's request for a continuance outweigh the best interest of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial.
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