With bills now introduced in both the House and Senate, a wide-ranging coalition of business, bar and civil rights groups sees possible success by year's end for a new law barring federal prosecutors from requiring waiver of attorney-client and work-product protections in corporate investigations. Key to the coalition's optimism about final legislative action this year is the strong bipartisan and high-level support for the House legislation, drafted after hearings on the issue in March.
New Legislation Would Bolster Attorney-Client Rights in Investigations
The National Law Journal
July 26, 2007
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