• Freedom of Information Commission
  • Freedom of Information Commission
As stated in the 1994 Connecticut Supreme Court case of Ullmann v. State, the attorney-client privilege protects disclosures "necessary to obtain informed legal advice…." Lawrence DePillo appealed to the Freedom of Information Commission alleging that Waterbury and Waterbury's Office of the Corporation Counsel violated the Freedom of Information Act by failing to disclose requested records concerning property known as the Waterbury Bird Sanctuary, gifted to the city by the Goss family.