High Court Should Nix Antitrust Subpoena Appeal: DOJ

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to deny White & Case LLP's request that it decide whether documents obtained through civil discovery should be safe from grand jury subpoenas in a flat-panel display antitrust investigation.

In a brief filed with the high court, the DOJ said that White & Case overstated a split among the circuits in its petition for writ of certiorari and incorrectly concluded that civil protective orders sometimes trump grand jury subpoenas. The DOJ asked the Supreme Court...
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