Tag Archive: Attorney-client Privilege

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Expands Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

The Legal Intelligencer reports that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled, with Justices Eakin and McCaffery dissenting, that Pennsylvania’s statutory attorney-client privilege protects not only communications by the client to the layer but, also, communications from lawyer to client. The ruling effectively expands the privilege in¬†Pennsylvania¬†– the relevant statute appear t cover only communications from…


Cuomo Tries to Steamroll Bank of America

New York Attorney General apparently does not have much respect for the rule of law or the rights of the individuals and institutions that his office investigates. According to this post in the New York Times blog Dealbreaker, Cuomo recently wrote to Bank of America’s outside counsel regarding the status of his office’s investigation into…