Dukes Plaintiffs Want Akin Gump Memo In Wal-Mart Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 5:28 PM EST) -- Plaintiffs accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of sex discrimination asked a California court on Wednesday to declare that a report prepared for the retailer by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in 1995, which reportedly found gender disparities in pay, is no longer privileged.

A motion filed by Betty Dukes and other plaintiffs in the high-profile putative class action urges the court to conclude that because the law firm's document was the subject of a New York Times article and subsequently anonymously mailed to an attorney for...
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