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Resource ID: #5846
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Washington Post



Washington Post explores how protective orders, sealing orders, and confidential settlements allow lawsuits involving questions of public safety to be resolved in secret; details how General Motors uses these procedures to keep documents about safety of gas tanks from becoming public; also looks at other companies that use this strategy and tells why judges routinely allow the secrecy in public courts, Oct. 23 - 24, 1988.

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