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Sunday, December 30, 2007

(Longview) Daily News Rips Into Soter Ruling

This case is a big deal, as evidenced by the many editorials from around the state. Here is the (Longview) Daily News editorial on the matter.

It quotes Michele Earl-Hubbard of Allied Law Group and adds:

"Earl-Hubbard is right -- as is [Justice Charles] Johnson in his strong dissenting opinion on the expansion of the attorney-client privilege exemption. There is a need to strike a balance on this issue of attorney-client privilege, of course. But the majority opinion is not balanced, in our view. It would seem to grant the exemption simply because an attorney was present during a meeting or had a hand in producing a requested document."