Attorney-Client Privilege Neither “Sacred” Nor “Dead”

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Attorney-Client Privilege Neither “Sacred” Nor “Dead”
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Attorney-Client Privilege Neither “Sacred” Nor “Dead”; Strange History; Dubious Justification Increasingly Challenged 

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (April 17, 2018) – Reacting angrily to the raids on his lawyer, President Donald Trump declared that the attorney-client privilege is now “dead,” and his lawyer in court characterized the privilege as “sacred,” but it is neither, says public interest law professor John Banzhaf, who has looked at its historical beginnings, and to the dubious justifications offered for its full-throated application.