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The Supreme Court Declines to Review Qwest on "Selective Waiver"; Dilemma Prompts Attorney-Client Protection Bill

November 30, 2006

By Christopher H. McGrath and Oleg Cross

On November 13, 2006, the Supreme Court denied review of the Tenth Circuit’s decision holding that documents produced by Qwest Communications International, Inc. to the DOJ and the SEC do not enjoy the protection of the attorney-client privilege or the attorney work product doctrine with respect to third parties.

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Christopher H McGrath
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