Guerrero Mariano v. Decker et al
MEMO ENDORSEMENT with respect to 12 Motion to Seal. ENDORSEMENT: Because the Court concludes that Petitioner's privacy interests outweigh the presumption of public access to these documents, see Lugosch v. Pyramid Co. of Onondaga, 435 F.3d 110 (2d Cir. 2006), the Court grants Petitioner's unopposed motion to seal in a separately docketed order.. (Signed by Judge John P. Cronan on 6/4/2021) (nb)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Keisy GUERRERO MARIANO,
CASE NO. 21-CV-4440
Thomas DECKER, et al.,
NOTICE OF PETITIONER’S UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE
CERTAIN DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2, the
petitioner moves this Court for leave to file certain documents supporting his amended petition
for a writ of habeas corpus under seal. Specifically, the petitioner seeks leave to file under seal
declarations from a psychologist and social worker that detail his mental health and psychiatric
functioning while in detention and discuss the past traumatic experiences, medical records for
petitioner and petitioner’s mother, and two documents previously submitted in support of
petitioner’s U-visa application as a crime victim.
In support of this motion, the petitioner files his Memorandum of Law in Support of the
Motion for Leave to File Certain Documents Under Seal, the Declaration of Julie Dona and
supporting exhibits, and a proposed order.
Petitioner has informed counsel for the government of this motion, and the government
does not oppose this request.
/s/ Julie Dona
THE LEGAL AID SOCIETY
Immigration Law Unit
199 Water Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Counsel for Petitioner
*Application to appear pro hac vice forthcoming
Dated: June 3, 2021
Brooklyn, New York
Because the Court concludes that Petitioner's privacy interests
outweigh the presumption of public access to these documents, see
Lugosch v. Pyramid Co. of Onondaga, 435 F.3d 110 (2d Cir. 2006),
the Court grants Petitioner's unopposed motion to seal in a separately
June 4, 2021
New York, New York
JOHN P. CRONAN
United States District Judge
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