United States District Court, S.D. New York
Geoffrey S. Berman United States Attorney
Mortazavi Cecilia E. Vogel Assistant United States Attorney
Gregory, Esq. II Counsel for Ruben Amado-Ortiz, a/k/a
Jesse M. Furman United States District Judge
the application of the United States of America, with the
consent of the undersigned counsel, and the defendant having
requested discovery under Fed. R. Crim. P. 16, the Court
hereby finds and orders as follows:
Government will make disclosure to the defendant documents,
objects and information, including electronically stored
information ("ESI"), pursuant to Federal Rule of
Criminal Procedure 16, 18 U.S.C. § 3500, and the
Government's general obligation to produce exculpatory
and impeachment material in criminal cases, all of which will
be referred to herein as "disclosure material."
Sensitive Disclosure Material.
Government's disclosure material includes the contents of
cellphones, which contain material that affects the privacy
and confidentiality of individuals (e.g.,
communications and photographs personal in nature).
Accordingly, the contents of all cellphones produced in this
matter are deemed "Sensitive Disclosure Material,"
with the exception that the contents of the defendant's
own cellphone is not deemed "Sensitive Disclosure
Facilitation of Discovery.
entry of a protective order in this case will permit the
Government to produce expeditiously the disclosure material
without further litigation or the need for redaction. It will
also afford the defense prompt access to those materials, in
unredacted form, which will facilitate the preparation of the
is good cause for entry of the protective order set forth
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