Bill Seeks To Protect Attorney-Client Privilege
The Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act of 2006 would bar regulators from asking general counsel to waive the attorney-client privilege, although it would allow prosecutors to seek information they believe is not confidential.
The bill comes in response to the 2003 Thompson Memo, issued by then-deputy attorney general Larry Thompson. The memo informed prosecutors that...
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