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Case 2:16-cr-01012-SRB Document 112 Filed 03/31/17 Page 1 of 2

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6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
7 FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
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9 United States of America, No. CR-16-01012-001-PHX-SRB
10 Plaintiff, ORDER
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12 Joseph M. Arpaio,
13 Defendant.
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15 This Order addresses only the Motion to Continue Trial filed on March 17, 2017
16 [Doc. 86]. The other pending requests to continue trial will be addressed separately after
17 full briefing.
18 This case was opened on August 19, 2016, upon a referral for possible criminal
19 contempt. Mr. McDonald entered his appearance for Defendant on September 7, 2016,
20 and the case has been scheduled in consultation with Mr. McDonald and counsel for the
21 Government including the April 25, 2017 trial date. On March 17, 2017, Mr. Goldman
22 filed a Notice of Appearance. Mr. McDonald and another member of his firm continue to
23 represent Defendant. On March 17, 2017, Mr. Goldman also filed this motion claiming
24 the need for additional time to prepare and to provide effective assistance and a personal
25 and a professional scheduling conflict.
26 When Mr. Goldman filed his Notice of Appearance he was aware that the case
27 was scheduled for trial 5 weeks later. If Mr. Goldman was unavailable on the trial date or
28 unable to have sufficient time to prepare, he should not have agreed to undertake the
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1 representation. Moreover, Defendant will continue to be ably represented by Mr.
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3 IT IS ORDERED denying Motion to Continue Trial [Doc. 86].
4 Dated this 31st day of March, 2017.
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