NJ High Court To Mull State Subpoena Power Over Atty Docs

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 8:43 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court will decide whether prosecutors investigating the post-indictment conduct of a defendant can use grand jury subpoenas to obtain attorney records before the initial case against that person is finished, according to an order posted Monday.

The state won review of an appellate decision from March that upheld prosecutors' power to seek attorneys' fee records as they probe possible money laundering by reputed Lucchese crime family affiliates after a 2010 indictment, but also delayed the enforcement of grand jury subpoenas until after...
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