Tribe Squares Off With US Over Withheld Trust Docs

Law360, New York (April 20, 2011, 6:39 PM EDT) -- The Jicarilla Apache Nation told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that the federal government wrongly invoked attorney-client privilege to prevent the release of documents the tribe wants as part of a suit over leases for natural gas drilling on its reservations

Steven D. Gordon, a partner at Holland & Knight LLP who is representing the Jicarilla Apache Nation, argued that no trustee — including the federal government — can withhold legal advice that it received about managing the beneficiary's money, which in this case came...
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