United States v. Schlette, 842 F.2d 1574 (9th Cir. 1988). Newspaper has common law right to access presentence investigation reports.
United States v. Doe, 269 Fed.Appx. 626 (9th Cir. 2008). Public has qualified First Amendment right of access to defendant’s plea, sentencing, and probation transcripts. Affirmed district court’s order to unseal them but vacated order to unseal transcripts of hearings in which the government explained the reasons for sealing the plea.