CLOSED


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:00-cr-00819-R-1


Case title: USA v. Diennet Institute, et al

Date Filed: 08/03/2000
Date Terminated: 11/13/2000

Assigned to: Judge Manuel L. Real

Defendant (1)
The Diennet Institute, a California Corporation
TERMINATED: 11/13/2000
represented byPeter A Schey
Center For Human Rights & Constitutional Law
256 South Occidental Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90057
213-388-8693
Fax: 213-386-9484
Email: peter@peterschey.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:545: IMPORTATION OF MERCHANDISE CONTRARY TO LAW
(1)
CT 1: Dft is placed on prob for a term of 3 yrs under the following terms & conditions: dft shall comply w/rules & reg of the PO & GO 318; shall perform 800 hours of comm svc as directed & approved by the Prob Officer. Ord tht dft shall pay a fine to the US in the amount of $24,000. Ord tht dft pay a s/a of $200 which is due immediately. Ord dft pay restitution to the US Customs Svc, in the amt of $12,684.00; the restitution shall be pd either in full, immediately, or in such pymn ts as is dir by the Prob Officer

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented bySteven M Arkow
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Div - US Courthouse
312 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
08/03/2000INFORMATION filed against The Diennet Institute (1) count(s) 1 Offense occurred in LA. (dm) Modified on 08/04/2000 (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/2000CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Steven Arkow, attorney for USA, as to The Diennet Institute. (dm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to The Diennet Institute seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 8/3/00, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W. Johnson resigned his appt in that ovc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (dm) Modified on 08/04/2000 (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to The Diennet Institute. This criminal action, being filed on 8/3/00, was pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 12/22/98, the date on which U.S. District Judge Nora M. Manella began receiving criminal matters. (dm) Modified on 08/04/2000 (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to The Diennet Institute. This criminal action, being filed on 8/3/00, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 11/2/92, the date on which U.S. District Judge Lourdes G. Baird began receiving criminal matters. (dm) Modified on 08/04/2000 (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/2000  SUMMONS issued as to The Diennet Institute (dm) Modified on 08/04/2000 (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/21/2000MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge George T. Swartz as to Diennet Institute : Arraignment is cont'd to 8/28/00 @ 8:30am. Tape No.: 2180 (es) (Entered: 09/08/2000)
08/28/2000MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge George T. Swartz as to Diennet Institute: Reassigning case to Judge Manuel L. Real. Diennet Institute (1) count(s) 1 arraigned and states true name as charged. Retained Attorney Peter A Schey present. First appearance of Diennet Institute entered. Guilty plea and further proceedings set for 11:30 a.m. on 8/28/00. Tape No.: 2182 (ts) (Entered: 10/12/2000)
08/28/200010 STATEMENT OF DEFENDANT'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed as to Diennet Institute. (ts) (Entered: 10/12/2000)
08/28/200011 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE of Attorney for Diennet Institute. (ts) (Entered: 10/12/2000)
09/01/2000PLEA AGREEMENT filed by USA as to Diennet Institute (es) (Entered: 09/11/2000)
09/29/2000NOTICE fof filing of documents re entry of plea and sentencing filed by USA (vc) (Entered: 10/02/2000)
10/02/200012 MINUTES OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Judge Manuel L. Real as to Diennet Institute : Defendant moves to change plea to the Info. plea of guilty entered by Diennet Institute (1) count(s) 1 , The Court questions the defendant regarding plea of guilty and finds it knowledgeable and voluntary and orders the plea accepted and entered. , croi The Court refers Diennet Institute to the Probation Office for investigation and report. , ; sentencing hearing set for 1:30 11/13/00 for Diennet Institute C/R: Leblanc. (sv) (Entered: 10/18/2000)
10/02/200013 NOTICE filed by USA as to Diennet Institute of flg of orig docs re entry of plea and sent (sv) (Entered: 10/24/2000)
11/08/200014 NOTICE OF IN CAMERA FILING by USA as to Diennet Institute Re: U/S (vc) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/13/200016 MINUTES OF SENTENCING held before Judge Manuel L. Real as to Diennet Institute (1) count(s) 1. CT 1: Dft is placed prob for a term of 3 yrs under the following terms & conditions: dft shall comply w/rules & reg of the PO & GO 318; shall perform 800 hours of comm svc as directed & approved by the Prob Officer. Ord tht dft shall pay a fine to the US in the amount of $24,000. Ord tht dft pay a s/a of $200 which is due immediately. Ord dft pay restitution to the US Customs Svc, in the amt of $12,684.00; the restitution shall be pd either in full, immediately, or in such pymnts as is dir by the Prob Officer , C/R: Leonore LeBlanc (ca) (Entered: 11/17/2000)
11/14/200017JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT issued to U.S. Marshal for Diennet Institute Approved by Judge Manuel L. Real. Entered on: 11/17/00. (ca) (Entered: 11/17/2000)
12/06/200218 SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT [17-1] filed by USA as to Diennet Institute (es) (Entered: 12/09/2002)