The attorney-client privilege is fundamental to fairness and balance in our justice system and essential to corporate compliance regimes. Without reliable privilege protections, executives and other employees will be discouraged from asking difficult questions or seeking guidance regarding the most sensitive situations.
Resources on the decline of the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine and possible reform are available below:
News & Press
Letters, Statements, and Advocacy Materials
Reports, Scholarship, and Surveys
Government Agency Materials
Pictured above: Seminar Co-Chair Gerald B. Lefcourt moderating a panel discussion on the ethics of privilege and disclosure at NACDL's 5th Annual Defending the White Collar Case Seminar in New York on October 1, 2009.