Pa. High Court Will Weigh Turnpike Panel's Privilege Claim

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments over whether the state's Turnpike Commission is entitled to attorney-client privilege claims as it faces a grand jury investigation by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office.

The state Supreme Court made its decision July 9. The investigation, the exact nature and target of which has not been publicly revealed, is related to the potential criminal use of commission resources to conduct political activities, according to recently unsealed court documents.

The OAG, which first began its probe in...
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