United States District Court, E.D. Wisconsin
SECOND AMENDED TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
STADTMUELLER U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
January 27, 2017, this case was filed with the Court and has
been assigned to this branch for further proceedings. The
Court entered its original scheduling order on February 23,
2017, (Docket #14), but it was later vacated after the grand
jury returned a superseding indictment which joined new
defendants. The Court then issued an amended scheduling
order. (Docket #64).
parties have now sought an additional adjournment of the
trial date in light of the complexity of the case and the
need for new counsel to review the relevant discovery
materials. (Docket #76). Magistrate Judge David E. Jones held
a hearing on that motion and recommends that it be granted.
(Docket #79). The Court, having reviewed the magistrate's
recommendation and the parties' submissions, will adopt
the recommendation and extend the applicable deadlines and
the trial date as requested. The Court now issues this second
amended trial scheduling order to embody those new dates and
ensure that this matter is resolved expeditiously.
IT IS ORDERED that Magistrate Judge David E.
Jones' September 26, 2017 report and recommendation
(Docket #79) be and the same is hereby ADOPTED in
IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendants' joint and
unopposed motion to adjourn the trial (Docket #76) be and the
same is hereby GRANTED;
IS FURTHER ORDERED that the period from September
16, 2017 until January 29, 2018, inclusive, be and the same
is hereby excluded from any computation under the Speedy
Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7), as the ends of
justice will be served by permitting the parties'
requested extension of the trial date and pretrial deadlines,
based on the complexity of the case and the need for counsel
to prepare for trial, and the defendants' and the
public's best interest in a speedy trial are thereby
IS FURTHER ORDERED as follows:
following proceedings in this case have been set and will be
held before the Honorable J.P. Stadtmueller in the United
States Courthouse, 517 East Wisconsin Avenue, Room 425,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202:
January 23, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
TRIAL: Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
for the defendants are directed to notify their clients of
the date and time of the above scheduled court proceedings.
It is the responsibility of the assigned Assistant U.S.
Attorney, in consultation with the defendants' attorneys,
pretrial services, U.S. Marshals Service, state authorities,
and/or the Bureau of Prisons, to ascertain the custodial
status of the defendants and take all appropriate measures,
including timely application for a writ of habeas corpus, to
ensure the defendants' presence.
ensure adequate preparation of the case for trial, IT
IS FURTHER ORDERED that counsel who will actually
try the case for the government and the defendants confer in
person, and thereafter prepare and file a single joint final
pretrial report, the principal burden for the preparation and
filing of which rests with counsel for the government.
Consistent with the facts and law applicable to the case, the
report must fully address each of the following:
1. A brief summary of the charge(s) against the defendants,
bearing in mind that this summary will be read verbatim to
potential jurors to inform them of the identity of the