UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
September 10, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
MARTIN J. VILLALOBOS, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Chesler, District Judge
This matter comes before the Court on the motion to grant access to Pre-Trial Services' file on Defendant filed by Defendant pro se Martin J. Villalobos (Docket Entry No. 31). The Court has considered the parties' submissions, and held a hearing on September 4, 2012.
This Court has consulted with Pretrial Services and makes the following decision. In compliance with 18 U.S.C. 3153(c)(1),*fn1 Defendant Villalobos, as pro se counsel, will be provided with the Pretrial Services Bail Report in court at any and all bail review hearings. In addition, the following appendix to the Pretrial Services Confidentiality Regulations applies:
D. Disclosure of the Pretrial Services Report
(1) The pretrial services report shall be made available to the defendant, the attorney for the defendant, and the attorney for the Government pursuant to the practice and procedure of the district court in connection with a pretrial release or detention hearing, a pretrial release revocation proceeding, or any judicial proceeding to modify the conditions of release. Any copies of the pretrial services report disclosed under this provision shall be returned to the pretrial services officer at the conclusion of the hearing.
As this Appendix requires, the bail report shall be returned to the Pretrial Services Officer at the end of the hearing.
For these reasons,
IT IS on this 10th day of September, 2012, ORDERED that Defendant's application for access to Pre-Trial Services' file on Defendant (Docket Entry No. 31) is GRANTED.
Stanley R. Chesler, U.S.D.J