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Grand Jury Queries Defense Team on Phony Document (access required)

A grand jury investigating defendant’s provision of a fraudulent document may not ask a criminal defense team “what did the witness tell you,” as the government did not show that the crime-fraud exception allowed it to obtain this protected attorney opinion work-product; however, the 4th Circuit upholds the district court order allowing the grand jury ...