Wal-Mart Tries To Keep Documents Off-Limits

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. filed a motion Tuesday to keep many of its documents under wraps in a federal suit that alleges the company exploited a group of New Jersey janitors.

The plaintiffs' attorney, Jim Linsey of Cohen Weiss & Simon LLP, said Wal-Mart's “blanket use of confidentiality is unwarranted, abusive and an obstruction of the discovery process” in a letter he sent Judge Madeline Cox Arleo on Friday.

Both parties in the case have been bombarding Arleo with letters and her court with motions in recent...
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