Procedure for Sealing

Old Dallas Post Office and Court House

I posted yesterday on a judge’s order denying an unopposed motion for leave to seal a filing, noting the problems commonly encountered with such filings.  A reader forwarded me the court’s standing order setting forth the summary judgment-like briefing requirements parties must comply with in order to file any sentence of a document under seal, and I thought it was worth some analysis, both of the order itself and of how to comply with its efficiently.