HEATHER E. WILLIAMS, Bar #122664, Federal Defender, MATTHEW M. SCOBLE, Bar #237432, Designated Counsel for Service, Sacramento, California, Attorney for Defendant DEBRA FIELDS.
BENJAMIN WAGNER, United States Attorney. TODD PICKLES, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Attorney for Plaintiff.
STIPULATION AND ORDER CONTINUING STATUS CONFERENCE AND EXCLUDING TIME
TROY L. NUNLEY, District Judge.
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between the parties hereto through their respective counsel, TODD PICKLES, Assistant United States Attorney, attorney for Plaintiff, and MATTHEW SCOBLE, attorney for DEBRA FIELDS, that the status conference hearing date of June 13, 2013 be vacated, and the matter be set for status conference on July 11, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
The reason for this continuance is to allow defense counsel additional time to review discovery with the defendant, as well as continue negotiations toward resolving the case.
Based upon the foregoing, the parties agree that the time under the Speedy Trial Act should be excluded from the date of signing of this order through and including July 11, 2013 pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §3161 (h)(7)(A)and (B)(iv)[reasonable time to prepare] and Local Code T4 based upon continuity of counsel and defense preparation.
UPON GOOD CAUSE SHOWN and the stipulation of all parties, it is ordered that the June 13, 2013, status conference hearing be continued to July 11, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Based on the representation of defense counsel and good cause appearing there from, the Court hereby finds that the failure to grant a continuance in this case would deny defense counsel reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence. The Court finds that the ends of justice to be served by granting a continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial. It is ordered that time up to and including the July 11, 2013 status conference shall be excluded from computation of time within which ...