Whereas the federal government has indicated discovery is “extraordinarily voluminous,” defendants haven’t but obtained any, the submitting states.
“Defendants would love a chance to overview discovery in a significant approach earlier than submitting of substantive motions on this case.” The movement provides that “litigating substantive motions in a piecemeal style and earlier than Defendants have a chance to develop into accustomed to the federal government’s proof may considerably prejudice the Defendants’ capability to make correct authorized arguments to contest the allegations.”
They request the court docket difficulty an order suspending substantive movement follow till the standing convention June 3, the place a schedule for submitting substantive motions might be mentioned.
Prosecutors say the “Full Home” actress and Giannulli paid $500,000 to a pretend charity to get their two daughters accepted into the College of Southern California, falsely designating them as crew recruits.
Additionally they waived their proper to look in court docket for an arraignment on a cash laundering cost, in accordance with court docket papers.
The scheme had two main items, prosecutors. Dad and mom allegedly paid a school prep group to take the check on behalf of scholars or to appropriate their solutions. Second, the group allegedly bribed faculty coaches to assist admit the scholars as recruited athletes, no matter their talents, prosecutors stated.