WaMu, JPMorgan Still Fighting Discovery Battle

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Despite a bankruptcy judge's order greenlighting the request, Washington Mutual Inc.'s bid to get its hands on JPMorgan Chase & Co. records for evidence of sabotage continues, with WaMu now fighting the bank's request to have the order overturned.

WaMu fired off an objection to JPMorgan's motion for reconsideration of the discovery order in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Wednesday, saying the bank's request amounted to a “desperate effort to foreclose discovery concerning its own allegedly tortious conduct.”

Judge Mary F....
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