Elhindi v. State of California et al

Filing 47

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 6/28/17, ORDERING that Defendant's request to file its expert reports and the supportingdocumentation under seal is GRANTED. (Kastilahn, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 ELSIDDIG ELHINDI, Case No. 2:15-CV-00009-MCE-AC 12 Plaintiff, ORDER 13 v. 14 15 16 STATE OF CALIFORNIA; and CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, 17 Defendants. 18 19 On June 27, 2017, Defendant Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation filed a request 20 to seal the report of its medical expert, Matthew Carroll, MD, and Dr. Frank Weber, on grounds 21 that the report contains Plaintiff’s personnel and private medical information. The Court finds 22 that due to the nature of the report, Defendant has demonstrated a compelling reason to file the 23 document under seal. 24 25 26 27 Accordingly, Defendant’s request to file its expert reports and the supporting documentation under seal is GRANTED. IT IS SO ORDERED Dated: June 28, 2017 28 1 Order (2:15-CV-00009-MCE-AC)

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