I. Appellate records

Overview

The Supreme Court has not addressed the issue, but the Seventh Circuit noted that parties to a civil appeal “must file public briefs” because “[j]udicial proceedings in the United States are open to the public — in criminal cases by constitutional command, and in civil cases by force of tradition.” In re Krynicki, 983 F.2d 74, 75 (7th Cir. 1992).

6th Cir.