ABA Partners with Diverse Coalition In Seeking Reforms to Thompson Memo

July 16, 2008
The American Bar Association has partnered with a diverse legal coalition to seek reforms to the “Thompson Memo,” which outlines corporate prosecution guidelines of criminal offenses. Together with the United States Chamber of Commerce, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Association of Corporate Counsel, former senior Department of Justice (DOJ) officials, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the ABA has maintained that provisions of the memo jeopardize the attorney-client privilege...