IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 23, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
WILL MOSS, JR.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Edward J. Garcia United States District Judge
ORDER Good cause having been shown in the government's motion, attorneys Michael L. Chastaine and Jan D. Karowsky shall disclose any written or electronic communications between Petitioner and themselves relating to Petitioner's claim that he was not informed of the risks of going to trial. Mr. Chastaine and Mr. Karowsky shall also submit to an interview and discuss this issue with government's counsel.
Respondent shall limit its use of the documents, the information contained therein, and any information gathered from the interviews of Mr. Chastaine and Mr. Karowsky, to rebuttal of Petitioner's habeas corpus claims.
Respondent shall not use the documents, the information contained therein, or any information gathered from the interviews of Mr. Chastaine and Mr. Karowsky against petitioner in any manner during any future proceeding, including any possible retrial; and
Respondent shall treat the documents, the information contained therein, and any information gathered from the interviews of Mr. Chastaine and Mr. Karowsky as confidential and shall not disseminate or disclose any information, documents, or the content of any documents obtained pursuant to this order other than in the course of its litigation of this habeas corpus proceeding.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that respondent's motion for discovery is granted.
Edward J. Garcia
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