Lucent Must Turn Over Material In Adelphia Spat

Law360, New York (March 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A bankruptcy judge has handed Adelphia Communications Corp. a partial victory in its battle with Lucent Technologies Inc., ruling the telecommunications company is not protected by attorney-client privilege from having to turn over certain documents related to its $44 million claim.

On Monday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ceceilia G. Morris granted and denied in part Adelphia’s motion to compel Lucent to surrender all documents, formalizing an opinion handed down on Feb. 20.

Under the judge’s order, Lucent must provide the court with the so-called Pacchia documents on...
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