Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Arbitrator rules Toyota former attorney can use arguably privileged documents in litigation against Toyota
The ABA Journal.com is reporting that an arbitrator has ruled that a former in-house lawyer for Toyota may use documents that otherwise would be protected by attorney-client privilege because he has made a prima facie showing that a crime-fraud exception applies. Go here for the full story. Go here for the text of the arbitrator's ruling.