Prosecutors Rip Judge's Doc Order In Bollinger FCA Suit

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 7:20 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors said Thursday that a Louisiana magistrate judge erred in ordering the government to produce a trove of allegedly privileged documents in a False Claims Act suit over the failure of eight U.S. Coast Guard vessels modified by Bollinger Shipyards Inc., arguing the judge misapplied the law.

The government said the order directing it to hand over a group of documents purportedly protected by the attorney-client privilege in light of a lack of attorney identification is off the mark, since nothing in the Federal Rules of...
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Case Title

United States of America v. Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00920

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Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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Sarah S. Vance

Date Filed

April 11, 2012

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