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Tag Archives: Attorney-client privilege

Privilege waived: Town ordered to produce attorney’s report in harassment investigation (access required)

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The Town of Front Royal has been directed by a magistrate judge to disclose its communications with its retained attorney on an investigation into harassment claims made by a former town clerk after the former clerk’s motion to compel was ...

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Ex-officers cannot claim privilege for documents (access required)

Former corporate officers sued over an allegedly unlawful online lending scheme could not claim the protection of attorney-client privilege over documents between the company and its counsel, as the privilege was lost when the company changed management. U.S. District Judge ...

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‘Revenge porn’ or evidence? Attorney-client privilege at issue in use of photo (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has been asked to decide whether a divorcing wife violated the state’s “revenge porn” law when she let her lawyer use secretly recorded nude images to question her husband’s girlfriend about adultery. The case marks ...

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Waiver of privilege: Delay moots effort to ‘claw back’ in-house report (access required)

Despite a claim of attorney-client privilege, a county government cannot claw back a candid report warning the county about a “male dominated” culture in its fire and rescue department. A federal judge says because Bedford County lawyers waited 40 days ...

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