Work Spouse Privilege Ruling Reversed!


In a stunning turn of events, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has reversed its April 1 ruling in Ayeprel v. Phules, on which I reported yesterday. In an extremely short opinion, the Court simply said, “We reverse our ruling that adopted the so-called ‘work spouse privilege’ and hope that everyone had a happy Ayeprel Phules Day.”

Topics:  April Fool's Day, Work Spouse Privilege

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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