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This paper covers constitutional rights of access to court documents and the applicability of the public records law to courts. It discusses the court’s inherent authority to limit access to records, including the sealing of warrants.
This paper covers the court’s authority to close proceedings altogether or to exclude specified individuals from the courtroom. It reviews constitutional rights to open courts and statutory limitations on access.
This paper discusses when a judge may order an arrest or search warrant or accompanying affidavit sealed, and recommends procedures to be followed.