IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 7, 2012
MANUEL MACHADO ALVAREZ, PETITIONER,
WARDEN, SAN QUENTIN STATE PRISON, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
DEATH PENALTY CASE
Petitioner seeks to lodge under seal certain state court records. (Dkt. Nos. 320, 322.) The request to seal is based on the fact these records contain confidential medical information of a non-party. Respondent does not oppose the request.
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED as follows:
1. Petitioner's February 3, 2012 Request to Seal Documents is granted. The Clerk of the Court is directed to lodge under seal the memorandum and exhibit that was filed under seal by the California Supreme Court on November 19, 2009 in In re Alvarez, case No. S146501, which petitioner submitted to this court on January 18, 2012. See Petitioner's Notice of Lodging (Dkt No. 320).
2. The Clerk of the Court is also directed to file under seal petitioner's February 3, 2012 Request to Seal Documents and proposed order.
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