Category Archives: Taint team

D.Mass.: Lawyer target of SW for records has no right to participate in the initial taint team review

A lawyer is the target of a search warrant. The government was using a taint team (or “filter team”) to review the materials for privileged matters. The lawyer proposed a more restrictive approach, and the government agreed with part of … Continue reading

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E.D.Ky.: Def shows nothing to support claim taint team violated attorney-client privilege in review after SW

Defendant argued that the execution of this search warrant resulted in disclosure of attorney-client privileged information because of alleged misuse of a taint team. But, he provides no context or anything to go on. Taint teams are recognized in such … Continue reading

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