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May 24, 2010 - Textron, Inc. and Subsidiaries v. United States: Petition for Certiorari Denied

May 24, 2010 - Editor's Note: The U.S. Supreme Court today denied the petition for writ of certiorari by Textron, Inc., pursuant to last fall's en banc decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in United States of America v. Textron, Inc., 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 18103 (1st Cir...

No Waiver in Accounting Firm Workpaper Case, D.C. Circuit Holds

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled June 29 that the government could not compel an accounting firm to disclose a taxpayer's workpapers containing attorney work product because the documents were privileged and no waiver had occurred. United States v. Deloitte LLP...

Communications Between DOJ Attorneys Representing Separate Agencies Ordered Disclosed

By Steven M. Siros, Partner, Jenner & Block DOJ attorneys representing the United States Army Corps of Engineers (the "Corps") and the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") found themselves unable to rely on the attorney work product, attorney-client, or deliberative...

The Parameters of the Attorney/Client Privilege and Grinding It Out with Anthony Mason

There were two notable deaths over the weekend from the sports world. The first was Anthony Mason and the second Minnie Minoso. Today, we celebrate the life of Anthony Mason. Mason was a part of the Patrick Ewing-led New York Knicks who played against the Houston Rockets for the 1994 National Basketball...