Effective September 26, 2001, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland adopts the following policy concerning the disclosure of juror information:
- All requests (from whatever source) for juror information in a particular case will be referred to the judge who is handling the case.
- All determinations of whether to disclose juror information upon request shall be made by the judge handling the case in accordance with In re Baltimore Sun Company, 841 F.2d 74 (4th Cir. 1988), and other applicable law. If a decision is made to disclose the information, the jurors shall be notified as promptly as possible.