IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
October 9, 2007
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
GUILLERMO ORDUNO, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge
Pending before the Court is defendant Orduno's Motion to Exceed the Statutory Limit of $1,600.00 for Interpreter Services (Doc. 199). Due to defendant Orduno's inability to comprehend the English language, interpreter services have been necessary for attorney-client communications, interviews, written correspondence, and to translate discovery and for Court appearances. For the reasons pled and upon approval of Chief Judge Easterbrook, said Motion (Doc. 199) is GRANTED. The Court hereby ORDERS that defendant Orduno is authorized to exceed the $1,600.00 statutory limit for interpreter services, provided by Mr. Fernando Torres. Specifically, defendant Orduno is authorized to expend the amount of $2,427.20, as stated in the billing estimate for services to be rendered by Mr. Torres, attached as Exhibit 1 to the instant Motion.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David R Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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