DOJ Must Turn Over Docs In $700M Superfund Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 5:01 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Thursday ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over documents in a Freedom of Information Act request by companies fighting a $700 million suit over cleanup of the Lower Fox River Superfund site, finding communications between attorneys were not privileged.

U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach denied the DOJ's motion for summary judgment, which had sought to end the suit on the grounds that lawyers at the DOJ who represent separate client agencies with adverse interests in the same litigation...
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