Privilege

Minke v. Page County, Va.

In this employment suit brought by a former county employee, the Virginia Freedom of Information Act doesn’t create a separate privilege allowing the County to refuse to produce discovery pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26. The Virginia General… Read More ›

Marsh v. Curran

A plaintiff has sufficiently alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress arising from surreptitious recordings of his private conversations, which he claims were made by his ex-wife and her family and lawyers for use in their divorce proceedings. He has also… Read More ›

Kandasamy v. Advanced Software Sys. Inc.

Under Virginia’s crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client and work-product privileges, the court will not quash the defendant’s subpoena to the non-party law firm that previously represented the plaintiff before it withdrew as counsel. The defendant presented substantial evidence that emails… Read More ›