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Supreme Judicial Court Punts On Executive Defamation Privilege
Last week, everyone in Washington, D.C. was talking about the invocation of "executive privilege," the ability of a President to withhold information...
United States
23 Jun 2017
Who's The Boss? When State Governors And Attorneys General Clash
State governors and attorneys general typically find themselves on the same side of the law. Nonetheless, an overwhelming majority of states directly elect their attorneys general.
United States
15 Jun 2017
How The Amended Federal Rules Will Change Patent Litigation
Significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective on December 1, 2015 and include an important change to patent infringement pleading practice...
United States
3 Dec 2015
In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant Before Searching Cell Phones
In a unanimous decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search the cell phones of arrested individuals without a warrant.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Catholic Priest Permitted To Conceal Non-Privileged Nature Of Defamatory Communication Until Statute Of Limitations Runs
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that the statute of limitations had run out on a Catholic priest’s defamation claim against his colleague.
United States
28 Apr 2014
It Is A Unitary Government Afterall: Privilege For Intra-Governmental Communications
About a year ago, I blogged about a decision by the federal district court in the Lower Fox River case ruling that there was no attorney-client privilege protecting communications between government lawyers representing the EPA and those representing federal PRPs.
United States
27 Feb 2013
How To Protect Your Personal Device (And Personal Information) From Discovery
Once a lawsuit over trade secrets or a noncompete begins, "discovery" is usually the next step in the case.
United States
23 Oct 2012
Judicial Privacy And Deliberations Protected By Massachusetts High Court Decision
In a case that has received wide attention, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has issued a decision barring ethics investigators from asking a Masaschusetts judge how he reached individual decisions during his 21 years on the bench.
United States
15 Aug 2012
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