Sealing, Redacting & Highly Sensitive Documents

  • Redacted & Sealed Documents

For information on the proper filing of redacted and sealed documents electronically in CM/ECF, see Appendix IV of the District of Maine's Local Rules, Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2 and Fed. R. Crim. P. 49.1. For further information on how to redact a document see guidelines on how to redact documents.

 

  • Confidential Information

For information on the proper filing of information marked as confidential pursuant to a Confidentiality Order, see the Guidelines for the Filing of Confidential Information in Civil Cases.

 

  • Official Court Transcripts

For information on the proper procedure for redacting official court transcripts, see Appendix IV of the District of Maine's Local Rules

 

  • Metadata

For information on metadata, see Metadata Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • Interim Procedures for the Filing, Service, and Management of Highly Sensitive Documents

For information on the proper procedure for the management of Highly Sensitive Documents (HDSs) see the Court’s General Order 2021-1 .