Frye v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company et al

Filing 50

ORDER: The request from MetLife and American Greetings to file the entire agreed supplemental record under seal is denied. The request to file pages 84-100 and 102-253 under seal is granted with a caveat. Supplemental record due by 3/14/2018. Simulta neous supplemental briefs due by 3/23/2018. Please redact quotations from, and arguments about, the sealed materials. Redaction is the preferred route. But if redaction is impracticable, then the Court authorizes the parties to file their supplemental briefs under seal. 49 Joint report addressed. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 3/9/2018. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS JONESBORO DIVISION TAMMY FRYE v. PLAINTIFF No. 3:17-cv-31-DPM METRO POLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY and AMERICAN GREETINGS CORPORATION DEFENDANTS ORDER The Court appreciates counsel's collaboration and the early joint report. The request from MetLife and American Greetings to file the entire agreed supplemental record under seal is denied. Their request to file pages 84-100 and 102-253 under seal is granted with a caveat. The Court will revisit this issue, and make a final decision, in its merits Order. The parties have well briefed the point; no further argument on it is needed. But the Court can make a more informed decision about sealing when it digs into the merits. In the meantime, Frye and her lawyer must not duplicate, disclose, or share the tentatively sealed record materials. Supplemental record due by 14 March 2018. Simultaneous supplemental briefs due by 23 March 2018. Please redact quotations from, and arguments about, the sealed materials. Redaction is the preferred route. But, if redaction is impracticable, then the Court authorizes┬Ěthe parties to file their supplemental briefs under seal. Joint report, NQ 49, addressed. So Ordered. D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge -2-

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