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The Sentencing Commission deletes comment on waiver of privileges

The Sentencing Commission has reportedly deleted commentary to the Guidelines urging the government to require corporations to demonstrate cooperation by waiving attorney-client and work-product privileges in order to get more lenient treatment. This comment was significant backing for the infamous Thompson memorandum. The NLJ has the article, tip by Law Blog. Here and here are posts on the underlying issues.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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