"J.C." is allowed to pursue the litigation in anonymity because she was an alleged child victim. But J.C. is far, far from a child. The plaintiff is now a 68 year old woman. In the lawsuit, J.C. indicates a stipulation will be sought to allow her identity to be protected from public disclosure. The litigation rules protecting minors from having their identity revealed to the public is about protecting MINORS not 68 year olds. If allowed to proceed as if she were a minor, J.C. would allow her to pursue her litigation against Dylan outside of the public eye. Regarding non-minors, the courts, and their records, are considered open to the public because of the enormous public interest in the operation of our legal system.
11. That between April and May of 1965 the defendant, Dylan, exploited his status as a musician by grooming J.C. to gain her trust and to obtain control over her as part of his plan to sexually molest and abuse J.C."12. That the defendant, Dylan, exploited his status as a musician to provide J.C. with alcohol and drugs and sexually abuse her multiple times."13. That at certain times the sexual abuse of J.C. by the defendant, Dylan, occurred in his apartment at the Hotel Chelsea.14. That by reason of the wrongful acts of the defendant, Dylan, as set forth above, J.C. sustained physical and psychological injuries, including but not limited to, severe emotional and psychological distress, humiliation, fright, disassociation, anger, depression, anxiety, personal turmoil and loss of faith, a severe shock to her nervous system, physical pain and mental anguish, and emotional and psychological damage, and, upon information belief, some or all of these injuries are of a permanent and lasting nature, and J.C. has and/or will become obligated to expend sums of money for treatment."