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Peterson v. Bernardi
Citation:262 F.R.D. 424
Plaintiff alleges that he was wrongfully imprisoned for over eighteen years based on a false conviction for murder and rape. The essence of plaintiff’s claim is that his conviction was based on the defendants’ wrongful conduct. Plaintiff filed his motion after he discovered that he inadvertently produced allegedly privileged and irrelevant documents. Plaintiff argues that the documents are protected by the attorney client privilege and work product doctrine.
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