Civ. A. No. 7198.

89 F.Supp. 357 (1950)


United States District Court D. Massachusetts.

March 10, 1950.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James M. Malloy, Holmes Baldridge, Richard B. O'Donnell, Sp. Assts. to Atty. Gen., C. Worth Rowley, Edward M. Feeney, Roy Freed, Boston, Mass., Morton Myerson, Brookline, Mass., Laurence S. Flaherty, Somerville, Mass., Sp. Attys. (Herbert A. Bergson, Asst. Atty. Gen., Gerald J. McCarthy, Sp. Asst. to Atty. Gen., Alfred Karsted, Boston, Mass., Margaret H. Brass, Washington, D. C., Bernard I. Kaplan, Boston, Mass., Robert L. Grant, Boston, Mass., Clarence S. Walker, Cambridge, Mass., James Browning, Washington, D. C., Sp. Attys., on the brief), for plaintiff.

John L. Hall, Claude R. Branch, Charles P. Curtis, Robert Proctor and John B. Reigeluth (of Choate, Hall & Stewart), Walter Powers and Bertram H. Loewenberg (of Sherburne, Powers & Needham), Boston, Mass., and Theodore Kiendl (of Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Sunderland & Kiendl), New York City, for defendant.

WYZANSKI, District Judge.

Defendant objects to the introduction of nearly 800 exhibits on the ground that they fall within the attorney-client privilege.

The rule which allows a client to prevent the disclosure of information which he gave to his attorney for the purpose of securing legal assistance is founded upon the belief that it is necessary "in the interest and administration of justice". Hunt v. Blackburn, 128 U.S. 464

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