Wilbur et al v. City of Mount Vernon et al

Filing 397

ORDER re Supervisor's Final Sixth Report and request to authorize deletion/destruction of information received by the Supervisor that is subject to 356 Protective Order, signed by Judge Robert S. Lasnik. (SWT)

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The Honorable Robert S. Lasnik 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON 9 10 JOSEPH JEROME WILBUR, et al., 11 12 13 Plaintiff, v. NO. C11-1100RSL ORDER CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, et al., 14 Defendant. 15 16 This matter is before the Court on the Supervisor’s Final Sixth Report and request to 17 authorize deletion/destruction of information received by the Supervisor that is subject to the 18 Protective Order entered by this Court on April 22, 2014 (Dkt. # 356). Upon consideration of the 19 matter, the Court hereby orders as follows: 20 1. The period of supervision under the Memorandum of Decision (Dkt. # 325) has 21 now expired. The quality of the advocacy in this litigation, the willingness of the Cities to 22 address the constitutional defects in their public defense system, and the Supervisor’s 23 outstanding service and guidance through this process are to be commended. 24 25 2. The Supervisor need not retain or file under seal any information encompassed within the Protective Order that she received in her capacity as Supervisor. 26 ORDER (NO. C11-1100RSL) - 1 1 2 3 4 5 3. The Supervisor (including her staff and personal counsel) are hereby authorized to take good faith, reasonable steps to delete/destroy information subject to the Protective Order within the next 45 days, and thereafter file with the Court confirmation that such steps have been completed upon which the Supervisor’s obligations with respect to the preservation/destruction of information covered by the Protective Order shall be deemed completed and fulfilled. 6 7 IT IS SO ORDERED. 8 9 Dated this 7th day of July, 2017. 10 A 11 ROBERT S. LASNIK UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 ORDER (NO. C11-1100RSL) - 2

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