UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 26, 2010
JAMES NOLAN, PLAINTIFF,
CITY OF LOS ANGELES AND DOES 1 THROUGH 10, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Andrew J. Wistrich Judge of the United States District Court
[Assigned to the Honorable Gary A. Feess, Courtroom 740]
PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS
Having considered the parties' Stipulation Re: Protective Order for Production of Documents ("Stipulation"), and good cause appearing, the Court orders as follows:
1. That all documents produced by Defendant in discovery, including but not limited to, documents produced and/or identified in Defendant's initial disclosures, supplemental disclosures, and responses to Plaintiffs' written discovery requests that contain a third party's private, confidential information, including but not limited to, third parties' names, phone numbers, addresses, social security numbers, arrest information, discipline, wages and similar information, some of which may be protected by California Penal Code sections 832.5 and 832.7, and California Evidence Code section, 1040 et seq., shall be kept strictly confidential and may only be examined by the attorneys for the parties, their agents, employees, consultants, witnesses, court reporters, deponents, the parties themselves, and/or the Court, and only in connection with this subject litigation, and shall not be published to any third parties or used in connection with any other litigation.
2. That in the event that either party uses such documents at trial or for pre-trial motion, or any other motion or filing, the parties may file protected documents so long as all protected information of third parties is redacted. Either party may seek a protective order to place such documents under seal or have them stricken based on failure to redact protected information.
3. After the conclusion of this litigation, the parties will return all documents subject to this Stipulation within 45 calendar days without awaiting the other parties' request.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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