UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 2, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lawrence J. O'Neill United States District Judge
WAIVER OF DEFENDANT'S PERSONAL APPEARANCE
TO: THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT; UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE and/or ITS REPRESENTATIVES:
The Defendant Husam Sarama, having been advised of his right to be present at all stages of proceedings, including, but not limited to, presentation of and arguments on questions of fact and law, and to be confronted by and to cross-examine all witnesses, hereby waives the right to be present at the hearing on any motion or other proceeding in this case. Examples of hearing concerning which the defendant waives the right to be present include when the case is set for trial, when a continuance is ordered, when a motion to set aside an indictment is heard, during a plea or change of plea, during sentencing or any case disposition, when a motion for reduction of bail or for a personal recognizance release is heard.
The undersigned Defendant requests the Court to proceed during every absence of the Defendant that the Court may permit pursuant to this waiver, and hereby agrees that his interest is represented at all times by the presence of her attorney the same as if the Defendant were personally present in court, and further agrees that notice to Defendant's attorney that Defendant's presence in court on a particular day at a particular time is required is notice to the Defendant of the requirement of Defendant's appearance at that time and place.
Dated: February 1, 2012 /s/ Husam Sarama ______________________________________ HUSAM SARAMA Dated: February 1, 2012 /s/ Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt ______________________________________ JEFFREY T. HAMMERSCHMIDT Attorney for Defendant, Husam Sarama
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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