Confidentiality and Claims of Ineffective Assistance

4 Pages Posted: 28 May 2012

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Peter A. Joy

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Kevin C. McMunigal

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

This column discusses what a defense lawyer should do when called upon to reveal client information in response to an ineffective assistance of counsel claim.

Keywords: ineffective assistance of counsel, attorney-client privilege, confidentiality, legal ethics

Suggested Citation

Joy, Peter A. and McMunigal, Kevin C., Confidentiality and Claims of Ineffective Assistance (2011). ABA Criminal Justice, Winter 2011; Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-05-14. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2067585

Peter A. Joy (Contact Author)

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law ( email )

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Kevin C. McMunigal

Case Western Reserve University School of Law ( email )

11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-7148
United States
2163683613 (Phone)
2163682086 (Fax)

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