IN RE: Contempt Proceeding of Salma Agha-Khan
ORDER signed by Chief Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill on 6/20/2017 referring matter of prosecution to U.S. Attorney's Office. (Lundstrom, T)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
IN RE CONTEMPT OF SALMA AGHAKHAN,
ORDER REFERRING Matter of
PROSECUTION TO U.S. ATTORNEY’S
The Court requested under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 42 that the U.S. Attorney’s
11 Office for the Eastern District of California (“the USAO”) make its independent evaluation concerning
12 any potential prosecution of Plaintiff Salma Agha-Khan for contempt of this Court and its order due to
13 her repeated failures to appear. Doc. 37.The USAO has informed the Court that it would prosecute
14 Plaintiff for her failure to appear at a status conference on May 5, 2017, if that matter were referred by
15 the Court. Doc. 39 at 3.
Accordingly, the Court REFERS Plaintiff’s failure to appear at the May 5, 2017 status
17 conference to the USAO for such an independent evaluation concerning prosecution.
19 IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Lawrence J. O’Neill _____
June 20, 2017
UNITED STATES CHIEF DISTRICT JUDGE
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