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VFOIA closed-door discussion not automatically privileged (access required)

Although the Virginia Freedom of Information Act allows closed-door meetings to discuss confidential employment matters, there is no privilege that would automatically protect those discussions from discovery in federal court litigation. Background This matter comes before the court on defendant Page County’s objections to Magistrate Judge Hoppe’s order. This discovery dispute arises from plaintiff Lynda Minke’s motion ...