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BURKE, CLERK OF COURT AND COMPTROLLER PINELLAS COUNTY, FL BY DEPUTY CLERK:
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THESIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 12-012447-C U 1
UCN: 5 2 2 0 12CA012447XXCICI

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TERRY GENE BOLLEA,
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GAWKER MEDIA, INC, et al.,
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ORDER DIRECTING CLERK TO UNSEAL RECORDS
THIS CAUSE came before the Court on April 11, 2016 , upon the Intervenors’
Motion to Unseal all Judicial Records Currently Filed Under Seal, dated
March 21, 2016. Appearing before the Court were Kenneth Turkel and Shane Vogt,
attorneys for the Plaintiff; Rachel Fugate, attorney for the Defendant, Gawker; and
Robert Rogers and Allison Steele, attorneys for the Intervenors. The Court has
considered the Motion, argum ent of counsel and is otherwise duly advised in the
premises and therefore it is hereby
ORDERED th a t th e Clerk, of C ourt is hereby DIRECTED to UNSEAL each of the
records in the O ctober 28, 2015 an d November 18, 2015 O rders an d to m ake them
available in th e case file for th is action for inspection a n d /o r copying by th e press and
public.

1. D efendants’ Motion to Dism iss on G rounds of F raud on th e Court and ■
exhibits 1 through 16, and 18' through 63 thereto, e-filed Decem ber 22, 2015.
(Specifically NOT E xhibit 17 - w hich.is to rem ain SEALED-.)
2. All exhibits to' D efendants’ Motion to Compel Im properly W ithheld
Docum ents, e-filed Decem ber 22, 2015 (the Motion was previously unsealed);
3. D efendants’ Motion for Access to Corrected and U nredacted DVDs,
including th e full brief and all exhibits thereto, e-filed December 22, 2015;
4. Plaintiff’s Om nibus Response in Opposition to D efendants’ “Disguised
Motion for Rehearing,” including the full brief and all exhibits thereto, e-filed
January 12, 2016;
5. D efendants’ Motion in Limine No. 1: Evidence Concerning the FBI
Investigation and exhibits 1 through 6 and 8 through 15 thereto, e-filed
February 1, 2016. (Specifically NOT E xhibit 7 - which is to rem ain SEALED.)
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6. Defendants’ Motion In Limine No. 2: Evidence Concerning Plaintiffs Use of
Racial Slurs On A Sex Tape and Ejdiibits 1 through 14 and 16 through 19 thereto,
e-filed February 1, 2016. (Specifically NOT Exhibit 15 - which is to rem ain SEALED.)
7. “Appendix Containing A Timeline of Key Events, Evidence and Testimony
in Support of Defendants’ Motion in Limine No. 2: Evidence Concerning Plaintiffs Use
of Racial Slurs On A Sex Tape”, and exhibits thereto, #030712, #041912, #042612,
#052112, #100412, #100512, #100812, #100912, #101012, #101112, #101212,
#101312, #101412, #101512, #101612, #101712, #102512, #121412, e-filed
February 1, 2016;
8. Defendants’ Motion in Limine No. 3: Relevant Excerpts From DVDs
Produced By The FBI and exhibits thereto, e-filed February 1, 2016;
9. Defendants’ Supplemental Brief Re: Plaintiffs Motion in Limine No. 3 To
Exclude Evidence Or Argument Related To Settlement, and exhibits thereto, e-filed
February 1, 2016; an d (
’ 10. Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs Motion in Limine No. 24: To Exclude
Argument or Evidence of Illegally Recorded Audio of Terry Bollea and Any Evidence
Derived Therefrom, and exhibits thereto, e-filed February 12,'2016.
11. The Court declines to grant any portion of Intervenors’ Motion to .unseal
any additional pleadings or exhibits that have not: been specifically designated in
accordance with Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.240.
In closing, the Court would like to remind counsel of their ethical obligations
under the Professionalism Expectations adopted by the Florida Bar Board of
Governors on Jan u ary 30, 2015, 5.10 A Lawyer should attem pt to resolve
disagreements before requesting a court hearing. Preparing for-hearings in this case
takes a trem endous am ount of time, not only for the parties, b u t also for the Court.’
To prepare for this hearing the Court compared the requested, item s with the items
that have already been published by the Second District Court of Appeals and with the
items previously unsealed by this Court. If the parties and intervenors agree on
various issues, there is no need to schedule hearing time, simply subm it an order with
a cover letter expressing the agreement.

■ORDERED in Pinellas Counly, Florida, on April 15, 2016.

PalnelaA.M. Campbell
Circuit Judge
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Attorney Service List
Alia L. Smith, Esquire
Allison M. Steele, Esquire
Barry A. Cohen, Esquire
Charles D.. Tobin, Esquire
Charles J. Harder, Esquire
David R. Houston, Esquire
Douglas E. Mirell, Esquire
Gregg D. Thomas, Esquire
Jennifer J. McGrath, Esquire
Kenneth G. Turkel, Esquire
Michael Berry, Esquire
Michael D. Sullivan, Esquire
Michael W. Gaines, Esquire
Paul J. Safier, Esquire
Rachel E. Fugate, Esquire
Seth D. Berlin, Esquire
Shane B. Vogt, Esquire
Terri DeLeo
Timothy J. Conner, Esquire
Robert Rogers, Esquire
James Case
Ayala Santiago .

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