Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter

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08-678 11th Cir. Oct 5, 2009
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Dec 8, 2009 9-0 Sotomayor OT 2009

Holding: An order requiring the disclosure of information protected (arguably) by the attorney client privilege is not immediately appealable under the collateral order doctrine.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor on December 8, 2009.

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