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Attorney-Client Privilege Permits clients to keep information they discuss with their attorneys as confidential information
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Attorney-Client Privilege This protects both communications from the client and any advice or other response given by the attorney. The client can waive the privilege. It extends beyond the death of the client and will only be waived in rare circumstances. Clients cannot use this privilege as a shield and a sword.
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Comparison of Attorney-Client Privilege to other Privileges: The doctor-patient, husband-wife, accountant-client and other privileges
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Unformatted text preview: are not as protected as is the attorney-client privilege Crime Fraud Exception • Communications that further a crime or other illegal act are excluded from the attorney-client privilege Corporations and the Attorney Client Privilege Limitations on the Attorney-Client Privilege 1. Parties peripheral to the attorney-client relationship are not protected. 2. Information not relevant to the attorney’s legal responsibilities is not protected. 3. Communication regarding future illegal acts is excluded....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course BUL 4310 taught by Professor Carolan during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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