Work Product Doctrine: Overcoming the Work Product Protection

A Practice Note analyzing the key issues courts consider in determining whether a party seeking to discover otherwise protected materials has overcome the work product protection. This Note addresses the standards and procedures for overcoming fact work product protection, opinion work product protection, and work product protection of expert materials. It also addresses the work product doctrine relating to a party's or non-party's own statement, an attorney's compilation and selection of documents or information, computer databases, and surveillance videotapes.

Thomas E. Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP


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