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14-417 - USA v. Pfeifer


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14-417 - USA v. Pfeifer
October 6, 2014
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OPINION and ORDER that the jury selection and trial of this cause are continued generally, pending determination of defendant Deryke Matthew Pheifers mental competency to stand trial as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 10/6/14. (war, )
October 7, 2014
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OPINION AND ORDER as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer as follows: (1) The court's opinion and order (doc. no. 28), in which the court finds that defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifer is mentally incompetent, is vacated in full. (2) An evidentiary hearing for a de novo determination of whether defendant Pfeifer is competent to stand trial is set for October 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., in Courtroom 2FMJ of the Frank M. Johnson Jr. United States Courthouse Complex, One Church Street, Montgomery, Alabama (3) The government is to arrange for the presence of defendant Pfeifer. (4) Counsel for defendant Pfeifer is to arrange for the presence of Dr. Karl Kirkland so that Dr. Kirkland may testify in the presence of defendant Pfeifer. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 10/7/2014. (ag, ) Modified on 10/7/2014 (ag, ).
October 10, 2014
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ORDER granting 34 Motion for Ruling on the Federal Bureau of Prisons Request for Extension of Time to Complete Evaluation and File Competency Report as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer (1) (2) The Federal Bureau of Prisons is to complete its evaluation and to submit to the court by October 23, 2014, a report as to its finding relative to defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifers competency or incompetency to stand trial. (3) If the Federal Bureau of Prisons is unable to submit a report to the court by October 23, 2014, then Dr. Judith Campbell is to be available to testify by video conference as to her findings relative to defendant Pfeifer's competency or incompetency to stand trial. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 10/10/2014. (ag, )
November 24, 2014
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OPINION AND ORDER as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer as follows: (1) It is declared, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 4241(d), that defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifer is currently mentally incompetent to stand trial in this cause, that is, defendant Pfeifer is currently suffering from a mental disease or defect rendering him mentally incompetent to the extent that he is unable to understand the nature and consequences of the proceedings against him and to assist in his defense, as further set out in order. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/24/2014. (ag, )
May 29, 2015
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OPINION and ORDER that the issues of whether defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifer is mentally incompetent and, if so, whether a guardian ad litem should be appointed for him are set for a hearing on 6/4/2015 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 2FMJ before Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson; The government is to arrange for defendant Pfeifer to be present. Honorable Richard Keith, the suggested guardian ad litem for defendant Pfeifer, is to be present too. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 5/29/15. (war, )
August 12, 2015
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OPINION as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 8/12/15. (jct, )
October 14, 2015
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OPINION and ORDER that (1) The governments request for a court order to involuntarily medicate defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifer is granted. (2) Defendant Pfeifer is committed to the custody of the Attorney General. (3) The government shall proceed to treat defendant Pfeifer as outlined in the testimony of Drs. Carlton Pyant and Alton Williams at the Sell hearing in this case and discussed above. The treatment protocol shall begin with encouragement that defendant Pfeifer agree to take oral medication voluntarily. (4) If after a reasonable time, or after treatment has begun, defendant Pfeifer refuses to comply voluntarily, the government is authorized to administer the alternative, involuntary medication regimen of injections proposed by Drs. Pyant and Williams in their Forensic Evaluation (doc. no. 51) and at the Sell hearing as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 10/14/2015. (war, )
October 11, 2016
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ORDER as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer as follows: (1) Honorable Stephen Ganter's motion to withdraw, made in open court on October 7, 2016, is granted. (2) The clerk of the court is to arrange for the appointment of new counsel for defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifer. (3) Defendant Pfeifer's motion for appointment of new counsel, made in open court on October 7, 2016, is denied as moot. It is further ORDERED that defendant Pfeifer's motion to assist his counsel, made in open court on October 7, 2016, is granted. Mr. Ganter and defendant Pfeifer are informed that Mr. Ganter has been relieved of his representation solely in this court. Only the Eleventh Circuit can relieve Mr. Ganter of his representation in that court. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 10/11/2016. (ag, )
November 4, 2016
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ORDER as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer that conditions further set out in the order shall apply to the government's efforts to restore defendant Pfeifer's competency. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/4/2016. (ag, )
May 2, 2017
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OPINION AND ORDER as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer granting MOTION for another 120-day evaluation and treatment period. (2) The conditions applicable to the government's efforts to restore defendant Pfeifer's competency (doc. no. 142), including the reporting requirements and deadline for requesting an additional period of treatment, shall remain in effect. The clerk of the court is DIRECTED to furnish a copy of this order via facsimile and email to J.C. Holland, Complex Warden, United States Bureau of Prisons Federal Medical Center at Butner, North Carolina. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 5/2/2017. (ag, )
October 30, 2017
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OPINION AND ORDER granting 169 Motion for extension for treatment and evaluation as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer (1) and the period of commitment is extended through December 28, 2017, (2) The conditions applicable to the government's efforts to restore defendant Pfeifers competency, see Order Setting Conditions to Apply to the Governments Efforts to Restore Defendant Pfeifers Competency (doc. no. 142), including monthly progress reports and the deadline (here, December 7, 2017) for requesting an additional period of treatment, shall remain in effect.. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 10/30/2017. (ag, )
March 8, 2018
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OPINION and ORDER that (1) It is declared that there is not a substantial probability that defendant Deryke Matthew Pfeifer will attain mental competency, within an additional reasonable period for restoration treatment, to permit trial to go forward.(2) The request of the Bureau of Prisons to withdraw its motion for an extension of time to conduct competency restoration treatment (doc. no. 201) is granted. (3) Defendant Pfeifers oral motion to discontinue the Sell involuntary medication order (doc. no. 208) is granted, with the understanding that defendant Pfeifer shall continue to be able to take his prescribed medication voluntarily if desired. (3) The governments motion for a dangerousness examination and report pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 4246(b) (doc. no. 203) is granted. The Bureau of Prisons is to conduct said examination, for which defendant Pfeifer is to remain at the Federal Medical Center, Butner. Among other issues, the examination and report shall address the likelihood that defendant Pfeifer will voluntarily take his medication if released, and whether and how the assessment of defendant Pfeifers dangerousness differs depending on whether he takes his medication. (4) The final reports on defendant Pfeifers medical or psychological condition shall be disclosed to defense counsel, the guardian ad litem, and the United States Attorney and filed with this court under seal as to Deryke Matthew Pfeifer. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 3/8/18. (war, )