Houston Astros owner James Crane won part of his request for federal bankruptcy Judge Thomas Bennett to limit Jefferson County, Ala.’s access to his lawsuit against JPMorgan.

Bennett initially granted the county unlimited access to records of Crane’s lawsuit, which alleged that JPMorgan violated the Texas Securities Act. Crane brought the case with regard to his January 2008 purchase of $35 million of the county’s auction-rate sewer warrants, which subsequently defaulted.

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