IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 5, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
MYRON JACOBS AND STACEY JACOBS, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
Tim A. Pori (SBN 189270) John F. Baumgardner (SBN 275674) LAW OFFICES OF TIM A. PORI 521 Georgia Street Vallejo, CA 94590 Telephone: (707) 644-4004 Facsimile: (707) 644-7528 Attorneys for Defendant MYRON JACOBS
STIPULATION REGARDING EXCLUDABLE TIME PERIODS UNDER SPEEDY TRIAL ACT; FINDINGS AND ORDER
Plaintiff United States of America, by and through its counsel of record, and defendants MYRON JACOBS and STACEY JACOBS, by and through their counsels of record, hereby stipulate as follows:
1) By previous order, this matter was set for status on December 6, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
2) By this stipulation, defendants now move to continue the status conference until January 31, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and to exclude time between December 6, 2012, and January 31, 2013 under Local Code T4. Plaintiff does not oppose this request.
3) The parties agree and stipulate, and request that the Court find the following:
a) The Government has represented that the discovery associated with this case includes, to date, 4423 pages of investigative reports and related documents in electronic form. All of this discovery has been either produced directly to counsel and/or made available for inspection and copying.
b) Counsel for defendants desire additional time to consult with their respective clients, to review the current charges, to conduct investigation and research related to the charges, to review discovery for this matter, and to discuss potential resolutions with their respective clients.
c) Counsel for defendants believe that failure to grant the above-requested continuance would deny them the reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence.
d) The Government does not object to the continuance. e) Based on the above-stated findings, the ends of justice served by continuing the case as requested outweigh the interest of the public and the defendants in a trial within the original date prescribed by the Speedy Trial Act.
f) For the purpose of computing time under the Speedy Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3161, et seq., within which trial must commence, the time period of December 6, 2012 and January 31, 2013, inclusive, is deemed excludable pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A), B(iv) [Local Code T4] because it results from a continuance granted by the Court at the defendant's request on the basis of the Court's finding that the ends of justice served by taking such action outweigh the best interest of the public and the defendants in a speedy trial.
4) Nothing in this stipulation and order shall preclude a finding that other provisions of the Speedy Trial Act dictate that additional time periods are excludable from the period within which a trial must commence.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
IT IS SO FOUND AND ORDERED. The status conference currently set for December 6, 2012, is continued until January 31, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. The time period between December 6, 2012, and January 31, 2013 is excluded under Local Code T4.
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