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United States v. Estrada-Contreras

United States District Court, W.D. Washington

April 10, 2018

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
v.
JESUS ESTRADA-CONTRERAS, MAURICIO ESTRADA-MUNOZ, and MIGUEL ORTEGA-ESTRADA, Defendants.

          DISCOVERY PROTECTIVE ORDER

          The Honorable Robert S. Lasnik Judge.

         The Honorable Robert S. Lasnik This matter, having come to the Court's attention on the United States' Renewed and Revised Motion for Entry of a Discovery Protective Order, and the Court, having considered the motion, and being fully advised in this matter, hereby finds, FOR THE REASONS stated in the United States' Renewed Motion, there is a factual basis to support the United States' concerns, and there is good cause for the requested Discovery Protective Order in order to advance the goals of protecting a confidential source from disclosure of personal information, protecting ongoing investigations, and avoiding the potential for harassment, tampering, or retaliation.

         The Court therefore grants the Renewed Motion and enters the following Protective Order;

         1. Protected Material

         The United States will make available copies of Protected Materials, including those filed tinder seal, to defense counsel to comply with the government's discovery obligations. Possession of copies of the Protected Materials is limited to the defense attorneys of record, and investigators, paralegals, law clerks, experts and assistants for the defense attorneys of record (hereinafter collectively referred to as members of the defense team). Protected Materials will be marked and labeled as "Protected Material, " including:

a. Audio, video, photographic, and written recordings of the confidential source ("CS") used by Homeland Security Investigations in investigating this case;
b. Personal information related to the CS, including any documents provided by the government containing personal information about or related to the CS.

         As used in this Order, the term "personal information" includes a person's full name, picture or likeness, voice recording, date of birth, Social Security number (or other identification information), driver's license number, address, telephone number, location of residence or employment, school records, juvenile criminal records, and . other confidential information.

         2. Scope of Review of Protected Material

         The attorneys of record and members of the defense team may display and review the Protected Material with Defendants. The attorneys of record and members of the defense team agree that providing copies of the Protected Material to Defendants and other persons is prohibited and they will not duplicate or provide copies of Protected Material to Defendants and other persons.

         The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Washington is similarly allowed to display and review the Protected Material with lay witnesses, but is otherwise prohibited from providing copies of the Protected Material to lay witnesses, i.e. non-law enforcement witnesses.

         3. Consent to Terms of Protective Order

         Members of the defense team shall provide written consent and acknowledgement that they will each be bound by the terms and conditions of this Protective Order. The written consent need not be disclosed or produced to the United States unless requested by the Assistant United States Attorney and ordered by the Court.

         4. Parties' Reciprocal ...


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