THIS MATTER comes before the Court on its own motion.
On July 11, 2012, the defendant filed a Bench Brief regarding the scheduled evidentiary hearing on alleged juror misconduct in which the defendant states he is in possession of communications by a juror, including Twitter and Facebook postings. (Doc. No. 163: Brief at 15 n.7). The defendant states such materials will be delivered to the Court upon request.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED, that the defendant shall file under seal, with access to the government, any and all alleged communications of any juror in his possession by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that by noon on Monday, July 16, 2012, the defendant shall file a notice under seal, with access to the government, stating the steps taken, and the dates on which they occurred, to obtain the communications of any juror.
Robert J. Conrad, Jr.
Chief United States District Judge