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Pipeline’s counsel rebuked

BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge in Louisiana granted arrested activists’ request that the company behind a more than 100-mile long pipeline in the wetlands of southern Louisiana turn over emails and documents previously withheld under attorney-client privilege. The firm‘s counsel was admonished by the court for calling their adversaries “petty and misleading,” and describing their legal arguments as the “hallmarks of desperation,” comments that are ”in no way appropriate.”

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