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As for the United States' contention that a government lawyer's ultimate duty to the public prevents him from asserting the attorney-client privilege, Kayatta pointed to the Supreme Court's 2011 decision in U.S.
This discovery "on a silver platter" resulted because, for the purpose of the attorney-client privilege, the lawyer's client was the company, not the employee interviewed.
Besides attorney-client privilege, there are some provisions under the work product doctrine, which offers protection of confidentiality for materials prepared for trial.
"Saul has a habit of grossly overstating the reach of the attorney-client privilege," the two authors wrote.
Thus, unless a lawyer is engaged for the purpose of committing or furthering tax evasion, the attorney-client privilege cannot be waived.
of lawyering', (7) attorney-client privilege allowed lawyers to
Though the district court's denial of attorney-client privilege hinged largely on the lack of proof showing that Andersen was working under a different arrangement from that governing the rest of its work for Sequa, the Second Circuit stated that there is no per se requirement for a separate retainer agreement or individualized billing statements in order for Kovel to apply.
The attorney-client privilege, which traces back to the 16th Century, is intended to ensure dial a client who seeks advice from an attorney need not fear that his or her secrets will be disclosed.
At this point, the tension, if not outright conflict, between the NLRB's hostility to confidentiality rules and the necessity of such rules for maintaining attorney-client privilege over internal investigations should be readily apparent.
* "Evidence" does not include oral and written communications between a claimant and his or her representative that is subject to the attorney-client privilege, unless the claimant voluntarily discloses the communication to the SSA;
This Note will argue that the attorney-client privilege is justified not only by the popular instrumentalist rationales, but also by noninstrumentalist thinking.
(1) However, that admission is protected by the attorney-client privilege, a legal rule that allows communications between an attorney and a client involving legal advice or assistance to remain confidential unless the client permits the attorney to divulge the communications.