client's privilege

client's privilege
Right of client to require attorney to not disclose confidential communications made to him in the attorney-client relationship, including disclosure on the witness stand. U. S. v. United Shoe Mach. Corp., D.Mass., 89 F.Supp. 357.
See attorney-client privilege
- communication (confidential communications)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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