In Andersen v. Atlantic Recording, the Oregon class action, the following events have taken place:
-the plaintiff has moved for class action certification;
-the entire record of the motion for class action certification has been placed under seal; and
-the defendants have moved for "judgment on the pleadings" dismissing the case on the basis of the Noerr Pennington doctrine.
Additionally, on February 9th, the Court conducted an "in camera" conference with the defendants' counsel only, regarding a discovery motion. The transcript of that conference is also sealed.
Notification that plaintiff's brief for class action certification has been sealed
Defendant's brief in support of motion for judgment on the pleadings
[Ed. note. Very strange goings-on. Don't ask me what it means; everything significant has been "sealed". Question: are we still in the United States? -R.B.]
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