IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 26, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. Anthony W. Ishii
DANIEL J. BRODERICK, Bar #89424 Federal Defender ERIC V. KERSTEN, Bar #226429 Assistant Federal Defender Designated Counsel for Service 2300 Tulare Street, Suite 330 Fresno, California 93721-2226 Telephone: (559) 487-5561 Attorney for Defendant Eliodoro Guzman-Arreguin
STIPULATION TO CONTINUE STATUS CONFERENCE AND ORDER THEREON Date: February 13, 2012 Time: 10:00 a.m.
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between the parties hereto through their respective counsel, IAN GARRIQUES, Assistant United States Attorney, counsel for plaintiff, and ERIC KERSTEN, Assistant Federal Defender, counsel for defendant Eliodoro Guzman-Arreguin, that the date for status conference in this matter may be continued to February 13, 2012, or the soonest date thereafter that is convenient to the court. The date currently set for status conference is January 30, 2012. The requested new date is February 13, 2012.
The parties are currently engaged in plea negotiations. This continuance is requested to allow additional time for negotiations to continue, and for Mr. Guzman-Arreguin to consider the anticipated revised plea offer.
The parties agree that the delay resulting from the continuance shall be excluded as necessary for effective defense preparation pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 3161(h)(7)(A) and (B)(iv). For this reason, the ends of justice served by the granting of the requested continuance outweigh the interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
The intervening period of delay is excluded in the interests of justice pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 3161(h)(7)(A) and (B)(iv).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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