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Complimentary: Dangerous Secrets: Confronting Confidentiality in Our Public Courts



COMPLIMENTARY: DANGEROUS SECRETS: CONFRONTING CONFIDENTIALITY IN OUR PUBLIC COURTS

October 13, 2020 | Online

Recorded on October 13, 2020.  Presented in collaboration with the Pound Civil Justice Institute, this webinar will explore the crucial issues around secrecy and confidentiality in the court system. Join experienced faculty for a discussion on protective orders, motions to seal, and the importance of transparency and accountability.

Faculty includes: Jennifer Bennett, Stephen Herman, Christopher Placitella, and Daniel C. Scialpi.

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This on-demand course contains the webinar recording, full course materials, and agenda from the program as well as a certificate of attendance for attendees to use when applying for 100 general minutes of self-study MCLE credit.

Agenda    Course Materials    Webinar Recording
Time (ET) Session
2:00 – 2:05 p.m.
MODERATOR INSTRUCTIONS
2:05 – 2:35 p.m.
PROTECTIVE ORDERS: WHEN ARE THEY APPROPRIATE? 
• Elements/ Legal Standard 
• Good Cause Requirement
• Stipulated - Federal Form
• Contested Protective Order
2:35 – 3:05 p.m
MOTIONS TO SEAL: WHEN AND HOW TO REQUEST OR OPPOSE SEALING? 
• Confidentiality Designations and Procedures for Filing Motion 
• Legal Standard / Burden
• Nature of Information, State of Proceeding
3:05 – 3:30 p.m.
"SECRECY KILLS": WHY TRANSPARENCY PROMOTES SAFETY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
• Settlement Agreements 
• Nature of Information, Stage of Proceeding
3:30 - 3:45 p.m..
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
3:45 p.m.
ADJOURN