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MDL 2804 Opiate Litigation - Order Re: Public and Media Logistics

MDL 2804 Opiate Litigation - Order Regarding Trial Transcripts

All media inquiries regarding this case must be directed to the following email box: or to the Clerk of Court's media contacts for this case:

Michelle Sztul, Chief Deputy Clerk
Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House
801 West Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Telephone: (216) 357-7082



Cleveland area transportation, hotels, and parking
Inclement Weather Affecting Court Proceedings Check the court's website after 6AM (
Media Interviews Interviews may be conducted on the Huron Road sidewalk to the right of the Court House steps as you exit the building pursuant to Cleveland Media Guidelines
Media Credentials – U.S. District Court Members of the media must present their media organization credentials in order to gain access to the trial wells in courtrooms 16B and 17B
Courtroom Decorum
  • All keyboards must be silent
  • No food or drink is allowed in any courtroom
  • Cell phones must be silenced
  • No cell phones to be used (for oral communications) in any courtroom
Media Courtrooms Courtrooms 16B and 17B
Email Address
Courtroom Seating The trial wells in courtrooms 16B and 17B are set aside for the use of credentialed members of the media, on a first-come, first-served basis.