Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 7-1-2000

Abstract

This article examines the historical development of the attorney-client privilege and then explores the privilege generally before tackling some specific areas where the privilege commonly arises in military practice. We explore important aspects of the privilege from three different perspectives: (1) a prosecution perspective-saving court-martial cases involving alleged compromise of attorney-client privileged material by trial counsel and/or investigators, (2) a defense perspective-using the privilege to protect information about the whereabouts of a client and the contents of a defense counsel's appointment schedule, and, (3) a general military practice perspective-the potential conflicts of interest which may arise when the privilege is factored into a diverse military practice involving advice to command, claims litigation, military legal assistance, and the plethora of other issues handled by installation-level judge advocates daily.

Publication Title

Air Force Law Review

Volume

49

First Page

1

Comments

Cited by the Supreme Court of Alabama in Marks v. Tenbrunsel, 910 S.2d. 1255 (2005)

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