Evidence-Wellborn SU2006 Outline

Page 528 bierman did you tell your client of his

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Unformatted text preview: inks his argument is premised on seriously erroneous assumptions about the lawyer-client situation; o Guilty/innocent is not necessarily black and white...(think car accident/rape) guilty but guilty of what (feeling guilty is very different from being guilty, may not be guilty of what you think...may have done something that you feel bad about but that really you have a defense or mitigation) o Most serious flaw is Bentham assumes that the lay person knows whether he is guilty or innocent before he speaks to a lawyer lay people (especially in civil cases) have all sorts of misinterpretations about the law...does the plaintiff always know whether their cause of action is valid before they ever talk to a lawyer! o A lot of uncertainty and ambiguity in virtually every case (think about the cases where you agreed with the dissent and the majority) IN RE GRAND JURY SUBPOENAS (ANDERSON) [ Lawyer-Client Privilege: Meaning of "Confidential Communication" Client's Identity; Fee Arrangments] Facts: Grand jury hearing for busted drug scam. Mule being represented by a...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course N 483 taught by Professor Wellborn during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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