More Secrecy Needed In St. Luke's Merger Trial, Judge Says

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- The federal judge overseeing the ongoing trial over St. Luke's Health System Ltd.'s acquisition of a nearby independent physician practice agreed Friday to let counsel for the Associated Press review sealed materials in the case but refused to open the proceedings completely to the press.

U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill voiced frustration that the AP and several Idaho news outlets had waited until more than a week of the trial had gone by before raising concerns about the sealing of many exhibits and the closure...
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