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In Defense of Client-Lawyer Confidentiality... And its Exceptions ...

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 81, 2003

32 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2008 Last revised: 11 May 2012

Susan R. Martyn

University of Toledo - College of Law

Date Written: 2003

Abstract

The current scope of required client confidentiality in the Restatement (Third) of the Law Governing Lawyers and the Model rules of Professional Conduct reflect its long standing purposes. Exceptions to the rule should be governed by the same moral justifications.

Keywords: Confidentiality, Attorney-Client Privilege, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, Utilitarian, Deontological, Consent, Physical Harm, Financial Harm, Seeking Advice, Self-defense, Court Orders, Procedural Rules, USA Patriot Act, Sarbanes-Oxley

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Martyn, Susan R., In Defense of Client-Lawyer Confidentiality... And its Exceptions ... (2003). Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 81, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1158012

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