Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
George W. Westervelt, Jr. (argued), Stroudsburg, PA, for appellants Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., t/a Pocono Record and Ronald F. Bouchard.
James A. Swetz, Cramer, Swetz & McManus, Stroudsburg, PA, for appellee John A. Pansy.
Ralph A. Matergia (argued), Matergia & Dunn, Stroudsburg, PA, for appellees Borough of Stroudsburg, Harold A. Bentzoni, Kathryn Mikels, John W. Osborne, II, William Reber, Mary Jean Knapik, Maryann West Kowalyshyn, Richard F. Osswald, Carl R. Rogers.
Before: STAPLETON, COWEN and ALITO, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
OPINION OF THE COURT
COWEN, Circuit Judge.
This appeal raises several questions of first impression in this court concerning the ability of intervenors to challenge orders of confidentiality pertaining to settlement agreements. These questions are extremely important in light of the widespread and increasing use by district courts of confidentiality orders to facilitate settlements, and the consequential sacrifice of public access to the information deemed...
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