IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 28, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Judge
WAIVER OF PERSONAL APPEARANCE
The defendant 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 ordered 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, every trial stage including impanelment of jury and verdict, and imposition of sentence. The defendant hereby requests the court to proceed during every absence of hers which the court may permit pursuant to this waiver, agrees that her interests will be deemed represented at all times by the presence of her attorney the same as if she were personally present, and further agrees to be present in court and ready for trial any day and hour the court may fix in her absence.
The defendant acknowledges that she has been informed of her rights under Title 18 U.S.C. Sections 3161-3174 (Speedy Trial Act), and authorizes her attorney to set times and delays under that act without her being present.
Dated: November 18, 2011 /s/ Leah Isom
LEAH ISOM, Defendant
I agree with and consent to my client's waiver of appearance.
Dated: November 23, 2011 /s/ Candace A. Fry
CANDACE A. FRY, Attorney for LEAH ISOM, Defendant
It is so ordered.
John A. Mendez
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