An employment discrimination plaintiff did not completely waive his privilege with respect to his former lawyer’s files when he used portions of those records in opposing the defendant’s motion for summary judgment, the 9th Circuit has ruled in overturning a ...Read More »
A law firm was not required to disclose notes and memoranda prepared in connection with its internal investigation of sexual molestation allegations at a public school, the 7th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.Read More »
WASHINGTON – A bill that would bar attorneys in any government department from requesting a waiver of the attorney-client privilege in exchange for consideration in criminal or civil investigations has been filed by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers.Read More »
Litigants have no immediate right to appeal an order to compel documents allegedly subject to the attorney-client privilege. See Privilege ruling could chill employers’ investigations. U.S. Supreme Court. Mohawk Industries Inc. v. Carpenter, No. 08-678. Dec. 8, 2009. Lawyers USA ...
Tagged with: attorney-client privilegeRead More »