Thursday, April 06, 2006

In the News: Attorney-Client Privilege

If you haven't seen it, you should check out the great editorial in the Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com) on attorney-client privilege. The editors lambast the DOJ for its reliance on the Thompson memorandum and suggest that its days are numbered (the memo, not DOJ). Stay tuned for some more big news on attorney-client privilege later today...

1 comment:

Nichole Opkins said...

More attorney-client news . . .
The US Sentencing Commission voted unanimously to remove commentary language from the sentencing guidelines that encouraged government prosecutors to force corporations to waive their right to attorney-client privilege in order to be deemed “cooperative” in a government investigation.
Read the ACC Press Release on this decision