Ethics Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
364 ETHICS 2008 Annual Report1 On September 18, 2008, President Bush signed into law Federal Rule of Evidence 502 (Rule 502) codifying procedures to preserve privileged information or communications inadvertently disclosed during the course of discovery. Rule 502 provides that: ‘The following provisions apply, in the circumstances set out, to disclosure of a communication or information covered by the attorneycliien privilege or work-product protection. ‘(a) DISCLOSURE MADE IN A FEDERAL...