UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA WESTERN DIVISION
June 3, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
SAUL PEREZ, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. S. James Otero U.S. District Judge
ORDER SETTING HEARING TO INQUIRE ON POTENTIAL CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST, AND APPOINTING COUNSEL FOR LIMITED PURPOSE OF ADVISING DEFENDANT PEREZ ON CONFLICT OF INTEREST HEARING: _______, 2012
The Court has received and considered the Government's Unopposed Motion Requesting Inquiry on Potential Conflict of Interest and Special Appointment of Counsel for Limited Purpose, filed in this Court on May 30, 2012, as well as the Memorandum of Points and Authorities, Declaration, and Exhibits attached thereto.
Finding good cause, the Court now ORDERS that:
1) Thomas Nishi is hereby appointed by the Court, pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act, for the special limited purpose of advising defendant Perez regarding any potential conflict of interest that may exist for his counsel of record.
2) The parties, counsel, and specially appointed counsel Thomas Nishi shall appear in Courtroom 1 of this Court for a hearing on the matter on Monday, July 23, 2012, at 9:00 a.m.
/s/ Joshua A. Klein Assistant U.S. Attorney
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