Bloomberg Law
Oct. 27, 2020, 6:30 PM

Lawyer’s Suit Against Private Prison for Recorded Calls Revived

Brian Flood
Brian Flood
Legal Reporter

A criminal defense attorney who claims CoreCivic Inc. recorded privileged calls with her clients at a Nevada detention facility got her suit partly revived, because the statute of limitations may not bar all her claims, the Ninth Circuit said Tuesday.

Kathleen Bliss says she received discovery from the government in June 2016 which included recordings CoreCivic made of multiple privileged telephone calls between Bliss and one of her clients. Bliss says she complained to the government and the court, believing it would make CoreCivic stop, and resumed telephone communications with her clients at the Nevada facility. But the company allegedly ...

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