4 Attorney-Client Privilege Decisions You Need To Know

Law360, New York (September 13, 2017, 5:09 PM EDT) -- The case law on attorney-client privilege and the work-product doctrine, and what might trigger a loss of those protections, is always expanding, and keeping up with every decision is a nearly impossible task.

But recently courts in the U.S. and the U.K. have issued some important opinions delving into tricky areas like the crime-fraud exception in a grand jury proceeding and the line between fact-finding and legal advice. In June, a New York federal judge also weighed the desire for cooperation with Volkswagen diesel emissions investigators against waiver rules, and found in favor of protected disclosures.

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