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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Attorney-Client Privilege and Public Records Access Posted on Jul 23

Drawing a distinction between the work-product doctrine and attorney-client privilege, a unanimous Supreme Judicial Court ruled last week in Suffolk Construction v. DCAM, 449 Mass. 444 (2007), that documents covered by attorney-client privilege are not public records under MGL c.66, s.10 and MGL c.4, s.7,   …Continue Reading Attorney-Client Privilege and Public Records Access