DENNIS S. WAKS, Bar #142581, Attorney at Law, Sacramento, California, Attorney for Defendant PEDRO SOLIS RUIZ.
STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CONTINUE STATUS CONFERENCE
TROY L. NUNLEY, District Judge.
The United States of America, through Assistant United States Attorney Todd D. Leras, and the defendant Pedro Ruiz, through his counsel, Dennis S. Waks, stipulate and agree to continue the status conference, scheduled for August 1, 2013, to September 19, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.
The government has previously provided defense counsel with a written Plea Agreement. Defense counsel, however, needs additional time to discuss the proposed resolution and review its terms with his client, and to advise the defendant on how to proceed. The additional time is therefore needed for attorney preparation and continuity of counsel. Both parties request that time be excluded pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv) - Local Code T-4 (attorney preparation and continuity of counsel). The parties agree to an exclusion of time for the reasons stated above up to and including September 19, 2013.
Good cause having been shown, it is hereby ordered that the status conference currently scheduled for August 1, 2013, is continued to September 19, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Based on the representation of the parties, the Court finds that the ends of justice served by granting the continuance outweigh the best interest of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial. Time under the Speedy Trial Act shall ...