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Refusing to swear the oath by asking for a lawyer

Let's say a witness is called to the stand. One who has been prepped by whichever attorney called them. When asked if they swear to tell the truth they ask for a lawyer. What happens next? I know ...
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Can a client share legal advice from a lawyer?

Alice, Bob, and Chris have a conversation about doing XYZ, and the question of legality comes up --- none of them know whether or not XYZing is legal. Alice hires a lawyer and asks him; he says yes, ...
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Could a person's lawyer legally answer that person's Law SE RSLA?

I hire a lawyer for legal issue ABC. I post a request for specific legal advice on Law Stack Exchange about unrelated legal issue XYZ. I do not tell my lawyer about it; neither of us knows that the ...
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