The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Paul L. Abrams United States Magistrate Judge
Assigned to Trial Judge: Hon. R. Gary Klausner Courtroom: 850 - Roybal Assigned to Magistrate: Hon. Paul L. Abrams Courtroom: G on 9th Floor PROTECTIVE ORDER
THE PARTIES HAVING STIPULATED TO THE FOLLOWING, this Court hereby orders as follows:
1. The parties may designate as confidential the following:
[A] Photographs of the scene taken by employees of the Los Angeles Police Department as part of an ongoing investigation of the underlying officer-involved shooting incident;
[B] All audio communications recordings between police officers and police dispatch related to this lawsuit;
[C] The audio recording of the entire 9-1-1 call made by Plaintiff's decedent Abdul Arian at the time of the vehicle pursuit which terminated in an officer-involved shooting incident;
[D] All information contained withing the decedent's cellular phone--the information will be produced in a digital format to Plaintiffs;
[E] The names of any witnesses to the shooting which will be provided to Plaintiffs; all of which Defendants believe might contain information of a privileged, confidential, private or sensitive nature, by affixing to such document or writing a legend, such as "Confidential." "Confidential Documents," "Confidential Material," "Subject to Protective Order" or words of similar effect. This category of documents and writings so designated, and all information derived therefrom (hereinafter, collectively, "Confidential Information"), shall be treated in accordance with the terms of this stipulation.
2. Confidential Information may be used by the persons receiving such information only for the purpose of this litigation.
3. Subject to the further conditions imposed by this stipulation, Confidential Information may be disclosed only to the following persons:
(a) Counsel for the parties and to experts, investigators, paralegal assistants, office clerks, secretaries, the plaintiffs and other such personnel working under their supervision;
(b) Such other parties as may be agreed by written stipulation among the parties hereto.
4. Prior to the disclosure of any Confidential Information to any person described in paragraph 3(a) or 3(b), counsel for the party that has received and seeks to use or disclose such Confidential Information shall first provide any such person with a copy of this stipulation, and shall cause him or her to execute, on a second copy ...