The First Circuit joined the Second and D.C. Circuits in ruling that the deliberative-process privilege protects legal counsel’s conclusions and opinions in situations where the governmental agency based a particular decision on counsel’s opinion rather than her reasoning or analysis… 485 more words
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(CBS) –Mark your calendars. There is a new standardized test coming to Illinois schools on March 9, but some parents don’t want their kids to take it. 264 more words
An issue often discussed but infrequently addressed is whether the attorney–client privilege protects communications between corporate counsel, including in-house lawyers, and the company’s former employees. One federal court—predicting Louisiana law—recently ruled that the privilege protects counsel–former-employees’ communications in certain circumstances. 541 more words
by David Gorn
The state is weeks away from finishing the first draft of a new 1115 federal Medicaid waiver, according to Jennifer Kent, director of the Department of Health Care Services. 148 more words
Pro Se Defendants: All judges eventually find themselves confronted with a defendant who requests or demands the right to represent himself/herself at trial.
This could occur for a number of reasons; perhaps defendant holds strong anti-government beliefs (i.e. 138 more words