Analysis

Mueller Privilege Win May Signal More Atty-Client Attacks

Law360, New York (November 2, 2017, 9:41 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors' successful effort to pierce Paul Manafort's discussions with counsel about his years-late registration as a foreign agent demonstrates special counsel Robert Mueller's willingness to pry favorable evidence from lawyers for maximum advantage, sending a warning to other figures under scrutiny in Mueller's investigation, experts said.

The forward-thinking move to compel Manafort's attorney to testify to a grand jury about where and how they got his foreign agent information shuts down any chance he can later point the finger at his counsel for alleged lies...
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