The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lucy H. Koh United States District Judge
District of California United States District Court For the Northern
PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE ORDER
A pre-trial conference as to Defendant Ruiz-Lopez was held on September 19, 2012. Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys Meredith Edwards and Ann Marie Ursini were present. 18
Defendant Luis Ruiz-Lopez was present with his counsel, Assistant Federal Public Defenders Manuel Araujo and Varell Fuller. 19 20
Ruling on Pre-Trial Motions
For the reasons stated on the record, the Court issued the following rulings on the following pre-trial motions: 22
Defendant's Proposed Limiting Instruction #1, regarding purpose of admission of Government 23
Exhibits 2 and 3: DENIED.
Defendant's Proposed Limiting Instruction #2, regarding evidence of statements made by Defendant: The Court will give Ninth Circuit Model Instruction 4.1, without Defendant's proposed 25 modifications.
Defendant's Motion in Limine # 1, exclusion of civil registration as birth: GRANTED, though the government has withdrawn this document. Further, the actual birth certificate will not be admitted, 27 even if produced before the end of trial.
United States' Motion in Limine # 2, redaction of handwritten note on Government Exhibit 1: GRANTED.
United States' Request for Continuance while awaiting arrival of birth certificate: DENIED. Case No.: 11-CR-00749-LHK
Further Pre-Trial Conference 3
A further pre-trial conference will be held on Friday, September ...