MLB Wants Docs Kept Hidden In Race Discrimination Suit

Law360 (October 15, 2019, 9:20 PM EDT) -- A contentious race discrimination lawsuit by MLB umpire Angel Hernandez took another turn as the league asked a federal magistrate judge in Manhattan to reject the umpire's request to stop the league from keeping certain documents and testimony confidential.

MLB urged Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein to reject Hernandez's request, arguing that the request to withdraw all of its confidentiality designations goes too far and is otherwise unwarranted, in a letter filed Tuesday.

"Plaintiff baldly asserts that all of MLB's confidentiality designations are inappropriate, but his letter fails to identify a specific document or snippet of testimony (or even...

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