Brown v. Department of Health and Human Services et al
PROTECTIVE ORDER. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party) (LAC)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
MEE MEE BROWN,
COURTNEY PHILIPS, Director,
SHANNON BLACK, Program
Director, KYLE MALONE, SOS
Team Leader, WILLIAM BECKER,
Program Therapist, CINDY
DYKEMAN, Program Manager, and
LISA LAURELL, Program Social
Worker, et al.,
THIS MATTER came on for consideration upon the Joint Stipulation for
Protective Order (Filing No. 54). The Court finds that said Joint Stipulation should
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED:
This Order pertains to certain records of the Nebraska Department of Health
and Human Services (DHHS) which have been requested by Plaintiff in the
The confidentiality of the information is protected by various state laws,
including Neb. Rev. Stat. § 83-109.
The above-identified records of DHHS and any copies thereof shall be utilized
by the parties in connection with discovery, pretrial proceedings, preparation
for trial, trial, appeal and/or settlement, and for no other purpose, and shall not
be disseminated, published, shown or otherwise disclosed to any person or
entity except as provided herein.
All persons to whom the records are disclosed pursuant to this Order shall:
Be responsible for keeping such control over said records so as to ensure
said records are not lost, misplaced or inadvertently disclosed.
Not reveal the contents of the records to any person not subject to the
terms of this Order.
Not reveal or use the contents of the records except for purposes set forth
in Paragraph 3 above.
The records or any information contained therein shall be treated as confidential
pursuant to the terms of this Order.
After this action is terminated by the entry of a final and no-further-appealable
order, the records and the information contained therein shall not thereafter be
disclosed to any third party and shall be returned to the agency which provided
said records or otherwise destroyed.
Before the parties disclose any records specified in this joint stipulation to an
expert, counsel shall first provide a copy of the court’s protective order to such
expert, and shall inform the expert of the following:
The expert must review the order.
The confidentiality of DHHS records is protected by various Nebraska
The expert must comply with the provisions of the court’s protective
This order is to remain in force until and unless modified by the Court for good
DATED this 15th day of August, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Richard G. Kopf
Senior United States District Judge
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