attorney-client privilege

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: privilege - the right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge confidential information from his clientattorney-client privilege - the right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge confidential information from his client
privilege - (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship
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In sum, even in the volatile environment of terrorist conspiracies, the government may not presume that every lawyer is a criminal suspect and conduct general monitoring of attorney-client communications, whether oral or written.
Rahn was also privy to confidential attorney-client communications related to the mold lawsuits, as well as on other matters pertaining to other tenants of the company.
9, Page County shall produce a privilege log of any attorney-client communications. Additionally, Minke will have another opportunity to depose Moler and the three board members regarding the closed session.
Attorney's Office for its policies, practices and access to other forms of privileged attorney-client communications.
In this rule: (1) attorney-client privilege means the protection that applicable law provides for confidential attorney-client communications; and (2) work-product protection means the protection that applicable law provides for tangible material (or its intangible equivalent) prepared in anticipation of litigation or for trial.
And documents related to anything Cohen did on his own -- after all, Trump has denied knowing about the payment to Daniels -- are likely not privileged if they do not contain attorney-client communications. Documents are not automatically privileged simply because they passed through an attorney's hands.
It resulted in the unnecessary seizure of protected attorney-client communications between a lawyer and his clients.
"The crime-fraud exception strips the privilege from attorney-client communications that
The voluntary disclosure of confidential attorney-client communications to a spouse presents a difficult problem for courts.
may defer its ruling (or its decision as to the identity of the persons to be sanctioned) until final resolution of the case in order to avoid immediate conflicts of interest and to reduce the disruption created if a disclosure of attorney-client communications is needed to determine whether a violation occurred or to identify the person responsible for the violation.
Attorney-client communications and attorney work product (i.e., private materials or information containing an attorney's theories, research, impressions or analysis) are highly protected by law.
Attorney-client communications usually aren't subject to disclosure under Oregon's public records law, but Brown's office said those emails were incorrectly labeled as privileged communications.