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Unformatted text preview: when Deal s uddenly opens his briefcas e and
s hows her a handgun. He s ays : "This is the gun I us ed to kill m y wife. I'm on m y way to m y bank to hide it in a s afe depos it
box." Clara s ays : "That's not a very s m art place to hide it. It's the firs t place the police us ually look! Give it to m e and I'll hide it
s om e place where they will never look and, as I won't tell you where it is , you have plaus ible deniability." Clara has https://edg e.apus.edu/por tal/site/203255/pag e/5052ef5e- 7b53- 467b- 87e0- 23734b6dd6ac 1/3 9/1/13 APUS CLE : LSTD210 B001 Win 13 : Tests & Quizzes
s om e place where they will never look and, as I won't tell you where it is , you have plaus ible deniability." Clara has
A.com m itted an act of ex parte com m unication.
B.aided in the s ecreting or hiding of evidence and com m itted a crim e.
C.acted within the cours e and s cope of her job s o long as s he checks with her s upervis ing lawyer.
D.acted within the cours e and s cope of her job becaus e the gun is attorney/client privileged Answ er Key: B
Ques tion 5 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points Percy Paralegal is , am ong other things , in charge of the thous ands of docum ents for a m ulti-m illion dollar contract litigation
cas e. Docum ent #78690757 is m is s ing, but Percy rem em bers exactly what it looked like. Rather than get in trouble for los ing
a docum ent, Percy re-creates the docum ent us ing his com puter and the law firm printer/photocopier. Percy
A.has fabricated evidence only if he is as ked to tes tify as to the authenticity of Docum ent #78690757. B.has done nothing wrong s o long as the new replication of Docum ent #78690757 is EXACTLY the s am e as the
o ri g i n a l .
C.has fabricated evidence even though he had no intent to perpetrate a fraud...
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