Criminal Procedure keyed to Kamisar
Fisher v. United States
The Supreme Court granted cert to resolve a split in the circuits regarding the extent to which an attorney who has received documents from a client facing potential civil or criminal liability must produce the documents after receiving a subpoena requesting those documents. In these cases, taxpayers received documents from their accountants used in the preparation of their tax returns, which documents they then passed on to their attorneys for use in assisting them with the events that would transpire from the respective investigations ongoing against them.
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