[ Tuesday, December 13, 2005 ]


Interesting baby-split in Limbaugh case: The judge in the Rush Limbaugh case has ruled that the prosecutors can't question Rush's doctors, but can obtain documentary information from them pursuant to a grand jury subpoena. Only once a defendant is charged can a prosecutor take the deposition of the defendant's doctors. But the court did not find that there was the overwhelming patient-physician privilege that Rush's lawyer was positing, and the state does have the right to obtain medical information if there is a legitimate investigation of crime involved. Rush's lawyer is happy with the ruling, nonetheless.

Jeff [11:16 AM]

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