District Local Rule Civ 5.4 (Civil)
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NON-FILING OF DISCOVERY
OR
DISCLOSURES AND DISCOVERY MATERIALS
NOT TO BE FILED WITH COURT

The following discovery documents must be served upon other counsel and parties but must not be filed with the Clerk of Court unless on order of the Court or for use in the proceeding:

            (1)  Initial Disclosures

            (2)  Disclosure of Expert Reports or Testimony

            (3)  Interrogatories and Answers

            (4)  Requests for Documents and Entry of Land and Responses

            (5)  Requests for Admission and Responses

            (6)  Notice of Taking Deposition

            (7)  Privilege Logs

Any certificates of service related to discovery documents must not be filed with the Clerk. The party responsible for service of the discovery material must retain the original and become the custodian.  The original transcripts of all depositions upon oral examination must be retained by the party taking such deposition.


RELATED AUTHORITY

Fed R. Civ. P. 5(d)