Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A rule that keeps communications between an attorney and client confidential and protects everything said between attorney and client from being discovered by the opposing party during pretrial investigation, or used as evidence in a trial. The same type of privilege exists between physician and patient, clergy and parishioner, and spouses.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm