Rule 502: Waiver For The E-Document Age
The rule has the potential to:
—Significantly reduce the costs of privilege reviews during discovery;
—Limit subject-matter and inadvertent waivers resulting from disclosure of communications and information protected by the attorney-client privilege or work-product doctrine; and
—Allow parties to write their own rules regarding waivers that could bind both the parties themselves and also, given court approval, third parties.
Rule 502 is intended...
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