'This Is Nuts!' Mass. AG's Approach To Repair Suit Irks Judge

Law360 (January 11, 2021, 3:30 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Monday derided as "nuts" the Massachusetts attorney general's stance on efforts to shield proprietary information as part of an auto industry suit challenging a recent amendment to the state's Right to Repair law.

U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock was not persuaded by objections raised by Attorney General Maura Healey's office — even less so, he said, after hearing oral arguments — and chastised a lawyer from her office for overcomplicating matters as the case proceeds to discovery ahead of an anticipated bench trial in June.

Among the issues raised by the state is the stance by...

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