Here is a copy of the Gag Order which was issued.
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SIERRA
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA,
Plaintiff, Case No. CR 00768C X
ORIGINAL SIXTEEN TO ONE MINE, INC.,
HONORABLE STANLEY C. YOUNG, JUDGE ASSIGNED
The Court having considered the People’s request for a “gag” order in the case herein, issues the following order:
The parties shall not, directly or indirectly, release to any news media information or opinion concerning the trial or any issue likely to be involved therein, other than the date and place of trial, the names of the parties and counsel, the contents of the complaint, and the plea of defendants. Specifically, and without limitation, there shall be no public statements or releases concerning the merits of the complaint, the evidence or arguments to be adduced by either side, or trial tactics or strategy. This order shall apply inter alia to the parties and their counsel and to all law enforcement agencies. The court recognizes the difficulties inherent in framing any order in this matter and expects the full cooperation of the parties and their counsel in carrying out the letter and the spirit of this order.
Dated: 10/31/02 ______________________________
Stanley C. Young, Judge of the Superior
I HEREBY CERTIFY the foregoing to be a full, true and correct copy of an order entered on the minutes of said Superior Court, in the above-entitled case.
ATTEST my hand and seal of the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Sierra, this 31st day of October 2002.
SIERRA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
cc: Gale Filter, Esq. Original Sixteen to One Mine, Inc.
CDAA Michael Miller, Agent for Service of Process
731 K Street, 3rd Floor 527 Miners Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 Alleghany, CA 95910
Lee Adams, Sheriff
Downieville, CA 95936 F:\SC\Orders\orig 16 to 1 #768C.gag.wpd