Questions tagged [attorney-client-privilege]

For questions about the attorney-client privilege, the concept that protects certain forms of communication between a client and his or her attorney form being used in court.

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What legal reason is there to publicize Michael Cohen's client list?

As a lay person I'm a little shocked at the proceedings with the Michael Cohen raid, as it clearly has some issues with attorney client privilege. While it may have bearing on the court case, and I'...
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Does attorney-client privilege protect a client who lies about his attorney?

In many legal conflicts the fact that a defendant acted on the advice of competent legal counsel is considered an affirmative defense, or at least a mitigating factor. Can such a defendant hide ...
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Why don't attorneys like to offer subjective advice?

In another question, a commenter mentioned to me that attorneys 'are bad enough about giving concrete legal advice, let alone subjective legal advice.' He was referring to my question of "is it wrong ...