Explain Attorney Client privilege, Law Assignment Homework Help

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Explain Attorney/Client Privilege
Watch the video Attorney/Client Privilege and draft a 2–3 page memorandum describing the privilege. Describe the dilemma faced by Alicia, the paralegal in the video. Then, answer the following questions:

  • What is the answer to Alicia's dilemma?
  • What does it mean for a communication to be privileged?
  • What is the purpose behind the attorney-client privilege?
  • What is the difference between privilege and confidentiality?
  • Identify limits on confidentiality when a client intends to use the attorney's services to commit fraud.

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School: UT Austin

Attorney Client privilege
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Describe the dilemma faced by Alicia, the paralegal in the video.

Alicia's client is shot and killed without trying to hide. Police request Alicia's assistance in
discovering her client's executioner, a solicitation that tackles included earnestness when police
advise Alicia they have motivation to trust the executioner might come after her next.

Alicia's companion and prosecutor Laura Hellinger tries to induce Alicia to surrender some data
that might be useful to the examination by saying, "You know lawyer client privilege might be
waived if the lawyer's life is in risk."

1. What is the answer to Alicia's dilemma?

The Attorney-Client Privilege proceeds in...

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