Daily Court Reporter - News New Evidence Rules Will Protect Attorney-Client Privilege
New Evidence Rules Will Protect Attorney-Client Privilege
Study Committee Backs ACC's Proposed Revisions
Washington, DC -The Federal Courts Study Committee voted unanimously to submit revisions to the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE 502) to Congress. These revisions excluded a provision that would have allowed federal agencies and prosecutors greater leeway in gaining access to a company's privileged information. ACC has strongly supported the exclusion of the provision, and strongly supports the resulting proposals of the Committee to protect corporate attorney-client privilege.
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Date Published: November 30, -1