Tuesday, March 29, 2016

New 9th Cir. Sealing rule

Image result for sealEffective April 4, 2016, Interim Ninth Circuit Rule 27-13 requires electronic filing of all sealed materials and motions to seal or notices of filing under seal.  The Rule also requires a motion to file under seal, even if the material was sealed in the district court, unless sealing is required by statute or procedural rule. 
 For more information, see the FAQs at http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/cmecf/faqs/sealedfilings/
and the CM/ECF User Guide at http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/uploads/cmecf/ecf-user-guide.pdf

For the second day in a row, the DJ profiles a judge who had been an appellate lawyer in practice: Today's profile is of Contra Costa Superior Court Judges Leslie Landau (who chaired Bingham McCutchen/McCutchen Doyle's appellate group).