MSU College of Law

The Kelley Institute
Law of Lawyering
Supreme Court Review

Cases tagged as: attorney-client privilege

Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter

130 S. Ct. 599 (2009) (PDF)

Disclosure orders adverse to the attorney-client privilege do not qualify for immediate appeal under the collateral order doctrine. Postjudgment appeals, together with other review mechanisms, suffice to protect the rights of litigants and preserve the vitality of the attorney-client privilege.

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