The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lucy H. Koh United States District Judge
United States District Court For the Northern District of California
PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE ORDER
A pre-trial conference as to Defendant Ruiz-Lopez was held on September 12, 2012. Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys Meredith Edwards and Ann Marie Ursini were present.
Defendant Luis Ruiz-Lopez was present with his counsel, Assistant Federal Public Defender Manuel Araujo. Trial Schedule
Trial will be on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 pm, with a fifteen minute break in the morning and a lunch break from 12:00 until 1:00. The trial will continue on Monday, September 24, with the same schedule, as needed.
There shall be twelve jurors and one alternate. Each side will be given five minutes for attorney voir dire.
The jury instructions will consist of Ninth Circuit model jury instructions. On September 12, 2012, the government shall email to the Court the government's proposed jury instructions and a revised verdict form identifying the statute at issue and listing "not guilty" before "guilty."
Defendant shall file any proposed special jury instructions by Monday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m. The government shall file its response by Wednesday, September 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Ruling on Pre-Trial Motions
For the reasons stated on the record, the Court issued the following rulings on the following pre-trial motions:
Defendant's Motion to Dismiss the Indictment: DENIED.
Defendant's Motion to Suppress Statements: DENIED.
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