In 2010, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules requested a study of motions for sanctions based on an allegation that the nonmoving party had destroyed evidence, especially electronically stored information (ESI).
Assembled here are protective orders used by federal judges in criminal prosecutions in national security cases. Among the most important goals of the protective orders here is the protection of classified information.
District Court Executive John T. Shope encloses a copy of a recent revision to the Local Rules of the United States-District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in a letter to Duane R. Lee of the Administrative Office. Local Rules changes signed by Chief Judge WIlliam C.