Sunday, September 30, 2007
The WSJ via an article by Even Perez comments on remarks made by Judge Kaplan at the recent National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) & Georgetown University's White Collar Crime conference. It is not surprising to see his concern about the government's power in securing agreements with companies.
The KPMG related case stands as a headline to those monitoring fairness in the system that government power in this context needs to be re-evaluated. The bill to curb government requests for waivers of the attorney-client privilege are a step in the right direction (see here).