The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. Garland E. Burrell
) STIPULATION REGARDING ) EXCLUDABLE TIME PERIODS
) UNDER SPEEDY TRIAL ACT; ) [PROPOSED] FINDINGS AND ) ORDER
Plaintiff United States of America, by and through its counsel of record, and defendants by and through their counsels of record, hereby stipulate as follows:
1. By previous order, this matter was set for status on March 29, 2013.
2. By this stipulation, defendants Kenneth Parks, Gregory Martin, Michael Taylor Sr., Michael Taylor Jr. and Andre Walters now move to continue the status conference until April 26, 2013 and to exclude time between March 29, 2013 and April 26, 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 is rather voluminous and that there is still some outstanding discovery.
b. Counsels for the defendants desire additional time to consult with their clients, to review the current charges, to finish the investigation and research related to the charges, review the discovery and to discuss potential resolutions with their clients.
c. Counsels for the 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 defendant in a trial within the ...