Feds Told To Yield Fumo Defense Docs In Libel Case

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 2:29 PM EST) -- Federal investigators were ordered Wednesday to hand over documents on what convicted Pennsylvania state Sen. Vince Fumo's former Sprague & Sprague lawyers knew about legal advice given to Fumo as part of an ongoing defamation suit against the Philadelphia Daily News.

U.S. District Judge William H. Yohn Jr. granted former Daily News reporter Jill Porter's request to partially lift a protective order on the disclosures of government notes, interview reports and grand jury transcripts involving six  attorneys who represented Fumo two years before the lawmaker was...
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