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    Protected Thoughts? IRS Threatens Attorney Work-Product Doctrine

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    Oct. 19, 2011 – The Internal Revenue Service has achieved some success persuading courts to limit the application of the attorney work-product doctrine, forcing disclosure of work product – including an attorney’s mental impressions – in certain situations. If the IRS continues to make in-roads, other government agencies, or even private parties, may follow. That should concern all litigators, says Whitefish Bay lawyer Jay Miller.

    Read Miller’s article, “IRS Threatens Attorney Work-Product Doctrine,” in the October Wisconsin Lawyer™ magazine.

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