COZZITORTO VS. AAA

Case No.: MSC13-02656     Track Rulings In Case

HEARING ON MOTION TO SEAL RE: MOTION TO COMPEL ARBITRATION

FILED BY AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION

* TENTATIVE RULING: *

Defendant American Automobile Association of Northern California, Nevada & Utah (“AAA NCNU”) moves to seal documents filed in support of its motion to compel arbitration. Rule of Court 2.550 et seq. governs the sealing of records:

Unless confidentiality is required by law, court records are presumed to be open. ...

The court may order that a record be filed under seal only if it expressly finds facts that establish:

(1) There exists an overriding interest that overcomes the right of public access to the record;

(2) The overriding interest supports sealing the record;

(3) A substantial probability exists that the overriding interest will be prejudiced if the record is not sealed;

(4) The proposed sealing is narrowly tailored; and
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