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Protective Orders

In preparing a protective order, the parties should refer to General Order 12-0018 (Model Confidentiality Order).  The parties are instructed to submit a Proposed Model Confidentiality Order to Judge Lefkow's Proposed Order Mailbox (see link on Judge Lefkow's webpage).  After review by Judge Lefkow, the parties will be advised via e-mail regarding the order's approval.  If approved, the parties should then submit a final "clean" version of the order as it is to appear on the court's docket.

A party who is granted leave to file a document under seal must file a redacted copy of the document for the public file.  A copy of the redacted version must be submitted along with the motion for leave to file.

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