The Lawyer-Client Privilege – Fred Davis

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The investigation of President Trump’s lawyer  “fixer”, Michael Cohen, has brought to the public’s attention like never before the legal principle of protecting documents from disclosure that are subject to a claim of confidentiality based upon the attorney-client privilege.

What is the attorney-client privilege?

The Texas Rule of Evidence, which are modeled after the Federal Rules, state:

“A client has a privilege to refuse to disclose and to prevent any other person from disclosing confidential communications made to facilitate the rendition of professional legal services to the client.”

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