Eugene Volokh Quoted in LA Times on Judge’s Action Sealing Court Records

Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on a case involving a Washington State Superior Court Judge who filed a restraining order against his neighbor’s cat who kept peeing on his porch. After reaching a resolution with his neighbor, however, the Judge had the court records sealed, raising legal concerns. 

“I found no justification for the sealing,” Volokh said. “There are also no available documents to explain the sealing.”

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Volokh was also quoted in the News Tribune on the same topic.