Baylor Waived Privilege On Parts Of Pepper Hamilton Report

Law360, Dallas (August 11, 2017, 5:15 PM EDT) -- Baylor University waived its attorney-client privilege tied to a Pepper Hamilton LLP investigation of sexual assaults at the school by disclosing findings and conclusions from the firm’s report, but can still assert work-product privilege to keep a majority of the report confidential, a Texas judge held Friday.

Baylor can’t withhold the names of individuals Pepper Hamilton interviewed or the documents and data it produced to the firm on the basis of the work-product privilege because those records don’t necessarily reveal why the information was part of...
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