Hawecker et al v. Sorensen

Filing 32

PROTECTIVE ORDER, signed by Judge Oliver W. Wanger on 11/12/2010. (Gaumnitz, R)

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Hawecker et al v. Sorensen Doc. 32 1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 1:10-cv-00085 OWW JLT PROTECTIVE ORDER 5 CARRIE HAWECKER and MICHELLE BROUSSARD, 6 individually and on behalf of a class of similarly situated persons, 7 Plaintiffs, 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2. (d) vs. RAWLAND LEON SORENSEN, Defendant. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1. means: (a) (b) (c) Personal information identified in Rule 5.2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Financial information disclosed by any party in this action; The identity of the alleged victims of sexual harassment, including but not limited to their names, addresses and telephone numbers; and, The net worth of the defendant. The Confidential Information described above is properly subject to As used in this Protective Order, "Confidential Information" protection under Rule 26(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Counsel shall not designate any discovery material CONFIDENTIAL without first making a good faith determination that protection is warranted and that the material falls into one of the specific categories listed in paragraph 1, above. Dockets.Justia.com 1 3. If a party wishes to challenge the designation of a document or 2 portion of a document as CONFIDENTIAL, the party challenging the 3 designation shall meet and confer in good faith with the designating party in an 4 attempt to resolve the dispute. If the parties are unable to resolve their dispute, the 5 party seeking confidentiality may file a motion with the Court seeking 6 adjudication of the matter under F.R.C.P. 26(c). The party seeking confidentiality 7 has the burden of establishing that protection is warranted under F.R.C.P. 26(c). 8 4. Confidential Information shall be disclosed by the parties and their 9 counsel only in accordance with the terms of this Protective Order and shall be 10 used solely for the purposes of this action and shall not be used by the parties or 11 their counsel for any other purpose. 12 5. Confidential Information shall not be disclosed by the parties or their 13 counsel to anyone other than the Court and its officers, counsel and their agents 14 and employees, including investigators, and the parties, all of whom shall be 15 advised of, and bound by, the terms of this Protective Order. Counsel may also 16 disclose Confidential Information to qualified third-parties retained to assist in the 17 prosecution, defense, or settlement of this action, such as investigators, witnesses, 18 and expert witnesses. 19 21 6. 7. The filing of confidential information shall be governed by 14 of Prior to hearings or testimony before the Court in this case, the 20 the Eastern District s Electronic Case Filing Memorandum, dated January 3, 2005. 22 parties, in the event that it is known reasonably in advance of such hearing or 23 testimony that matters involving Confidential Information will be raised, shall so 24 advise the Court. 25 27 8. 9. Nothing in this Protective Order shall affect the admissibility of any Within 30 days after the termination of this action all Confidential 26 Confidential Information in this action. 28 Information produced by a party shall be returned to that party s counsel. -2- 1 10. Nothing in this Protective Order shall be construed to unduly hamper 2 the rights of the parties to prosecute and defend this action. Nothing in this 3 Protective Order shall preclude any party from moving the Court for modification 4 of any terms and conditions thereof. Any party may, at any time, move the Court 5 for modification of this Protective Order. 6 11. This Protective Order shall survive the final termination of this 7 action. The Court shall retain jurisdiction to enforce this Protective Order for six 8 months after the final termination to resolve any dispute concerning the use of 9 Confidential Information. 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -3IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 12, 2010 emm0d6 /s/ Oliver W. Wanger UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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