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attorney-client privilege


Attorney-client privilege does not extend to communication about a plan to commit a crime in the future.
  a rule of evidence that generally protects attorney-client communications from disclosure
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The purpose of attorney-client privilege is to encourage a defendant to be honest with their attorney.
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  • Attorney-client privilege does not extend to communication about a plan to commit a crime in the future.
  • None of it was protected by attorney-client privilege; we had never represented this man or obtained anything confidentially.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I’ve already explained attorney-client privilege to you."
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I knew all about attorney-client privilege, and I knew he would say nothing to anyone in town.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John

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  • I called over the prosecutor and said: "Inform this man that these documents are protected by attorney-client privilege, and that I do not have to turn them over."
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • He didn’t put much faith in attorney-client privilege, even when I assured him it was absolute.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me
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Associated words [difficulty]:   attorney-client privilege [8] , habeas corpus [5] , double jeopardy [7] , statute of limitations [7] , grandfathered [9] , search and seizure [9] , habeas corpus [5] , hearsay [5] , probable cause [5] , burden of proof [7] , double jeopardy [7] , statute of limitations [7] , Miranda rights [9] , grandfathered [9] , search and seizure [9] , undue influence [9]
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