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Public Access to Civil Motions to Seal (posted 11/20/2013)

NOTICE RE: PUBLIC ACCESS TO CIVIL MOTIONS TO SEAL
Southern District of Florida
Effective December 2, 2013

Pursuant to Local Rule 5.4, Motions to Seal filed in civil cases in the Southern District of Florida on or after December 2, 2013, will be publically available on the docket via CM/ECF (PACER). The docket text will reflect the exact language as noted in the title of the Motion to Seal. In addition, the motion itself will be accessible to the public and will not be restricted unless otherwise ordered by the Court. [This does not apply to Motions to Seal filed in criminal cases.]

Note: Motions to Seal filed as well as proposed sealed documents filed in civil and criminal cases must continue to be filed conventionally and must not be filed electronically via CM/ECF.

Please refer to Local Rule 5.4 for additional information regarding changes in procedures for filings under seal.

Posted: November 20, 2013