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  • Praise For "Confidence Games"

    …The Georgetown Law web page has this post on the new book by Tanina Rostain and Mitt Regan In their new book Confidence Games: Lawyers, Accountants, and the Tax Shelter Industry (MIT Press, 2014), Professors Tanina Rostain and Milton C…

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  • Pregnant Associate's Claims Survive In Part

    …The civil claims of an associate attorney against her former firm may proceed in some respects, according to a decision issued today by the New York Appellate Dvision for the First Judicial Department. In January 2008, plaintiff Ji Sun Jennifer…

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  • Oregon Rejects Fiduciary Exception

    …The Oregon Supreme Court held that a law firm's communications with in-house counsel were protected from disclosure from the now-former client. The court reversed an order of production based on the so-called "fiduciary exception" to the attorney-client privilege We conclude…

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  • Georgia Accepts Screens For Paralegals

    …An interesting decision last week from the Georgia Supreme Court on disqualification premised on a non-attorney employee We granted certiorari in this case to determine whether the Court of Appeals correctly held that a conflict of interest involving a nonlawyer…

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