attorney-client privilege

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the right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge confidential information from his client

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Touro College law professor, Richard Kline, "Listening to an attorney client privilege conversation is absolute.
On the other hand, Kovel recognizes that if a lawyer or the client retains an accountant because the client needs accounting or tax return preparation services, neither the accounting work nor any communications between the accountant and the lawyer or between the accountant and the taxpayer are subject to the attorney client privilege.
I really thought we had explained to the jury about the regulations, about attorney client privilege.
This article will discuss the framework in which attorney-client privilege extends to accountants and will suggest practical ways CPAs operating in a technological environment can avoid inadvertent disclosure of confidential information to preserve attorney client privilege.
1983)(Because "the attorney client privilege may serve as a mechanism to frustrate the investigative or fact-finding process, it creates an inherent tension with society's need for full and complete disclosure of all relevant evidence during implementation of the judicial process.