(Call to Order of the Court.)
2THE COURT: Good morning. Please be seated.3At this time the Court calls cause number 00-CR-118-1,4
United States of America versus Osiel Cardenas-Guillen.
5Those of who are present here asking to be heard,6please announce your name for the record and whom you represent.7MS. TREVINO: Toni Trevino for the United States8Government. Present and ready.9MR. RATLIFF: Albert Ratliff for the United States10Government.11MR. YZAGUIRRE: Robert Yzaguirre for Mr. Cardenas,12Your Honor. We're present and ready.13MR. QUINTANILLA: C.J. Quintanilla on behalf of14Mr. Cardenas, Your Honor. We're present. We're ready.15MR. LEWIS: Chip Lewis for Mr. Cardenas, Your Honor.16MR. RAMSEY: Michael Ramsey for the same, Your Honor.17THE COURT: All right.18The first order of business is the motions of the19government to seal the sentencing hearing, the government having20requested the Court to find that it is necessary to close the21courtroom during the sentencing hearing of this defendant and to22refrain the docketing of the sentencing hearing as it's recited23here, it being, "Until eight hours after the sentencing is24terminated or until such time as the United States Marshal's25Service advises the Court that it is safe to docket the hearing,
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