PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA,
EUGENE ALLON LINCOLN,
ORDER RESTRICTING DISCLOSURES
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
1. Except in the course of court proceedings open to the public, no person shall make a disclosure unless the disclosure is made under circumstances designed by the person to assure that the disclosure will not be disseminated to the public; and
2. As used herein, the term "person" is limited to each person who is:
a. An attorney for either party to this action or a superior, associate,
colleague, subordinate or agent of such attorney or the attorney's office,
firm or agency; or,
b. An officer or employee of a governmental entity engaged in law enforcement in Mendocino County; or,
c. Aware that the person is a prospective witness at the trial of this proceeding or is one who has testified in this proceeding or in a grand jury proceeding investigating any of the charges made in this proceeding; or,
d. A party to this proceeding; or,
e. A member of the staff of this court.
3. As used herein, the term "disclosure" is limited to the provision of information or opinion concerning any person or matter involved in this proceeding, including:
a. A purported statement made by any person; and
b. The testimony, whether heretofore given or hereafter anticipated, of any individual; and
c. A purported document, photograph, re-cording, exhibit or other object; and
d. Evidence available to either party to this proceeding; but excluding
e. Any event, conduct or activity occurring during the course of court proceedings open to the public.
4. The order made herein ("Ruling on People's Motion for Protective Order") March 20, 1996, restricting the making of certain statements about this case, is rescinded in its entirety.
Dated: May 2, 1997.
JOHN J. GOLDEN
Superior Court Judge