León Cosgrove

COVID-19 Litigation to Pit Protective Orders Against the Public’s Right of Access

By: Derek E. León

While in recent years, sealed filings in the federal court system have undermined the legal tenet of the public’s right to access judicial documents and proceedings, litigation stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic stands to put a spotlight on this practice, as people demand to know who knew what and when. León Cosgrove’s Alec Schultz, in his commentary for the “Daily Business Review,” examines how practitioners and courts will need to more carefully review protective orders and sealing requests to prevent restricting the fundamental right of public access.

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For more information, contact Alec Schulz at (305) 740-1986 or aschultz@leoncosgrove.com.