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DOJ prosecution tainted by privilege violations, former AGs tell appeals court

By Adam Dobrik

14 September 2020

DOJ prosecution tainted by privilege violations, former AGs tell appeals court DOJ headquarters (Credit: Shutterstock.comAndrea Izzotti)

“The government in this case eviscerated the defendant’s attorney-client privilege and work-product protection,” former senior DOJ officials told the Eleventh Circuit in a healthcare fraud appeal. “Dismissal is the only remedy that can fix these pervasive violations.”