NRA v. Ackerman, Virginia

Ackerman’s Opposition to the NRA’s Request for an Emergency Stay

June 3, 2019

Filing Summary

This filing contains Ackerman McQueen’s response to the NRA’s allegations that it improperly obtained a confidential PowerPoint from an NRA Board Meeting.  Ackerman urges the Court to deny discovery into the issue and to deny the NRA’s request for a stay in the litigation.  

Key Points

  • The Ackerman filing indicates the NRA’s treatment of the file at issue “point to the gross negligence and failure of the NRA and it’s agents to protect such information from disclosure.”  Nonetheless, Ackerman claims that the disputed file was handed back to the NRA’s counsel. (p.9)
  • Ackerman’s attorneys David Scherler and David H. Dickerson submitted declarations that layout their understanding of how the file at issue was handled. (p.12-17)