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    The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine (Two-Volume Set)

    By Edna Selan Epstein

    The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine (Two-Volume Set)

    The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine (Two-Volume Set)

    By Edna Selan Epstein

    This two-volume treatise, written by Edna Selan Epstein and now in its sixth edition, is the go-to reference by attorneys and judges nationwide on common issues that arise in the attorney-client privilege and work-product protection contexts. This comprehensive new edition incorporates the general coverage from previous editions but has been extensively updated and expanded to include the most recent legal developments.

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    The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine has proven to be an invaluable resource for litigators and has been the ABA Section of Litigation's bestseller since publication of the first edition. This newly revised sixth edition, two-volume set, has been updated with the most current developments in attorney-client privilege and work-product protection. A thorough analysis of the following topics is included:

    Volume 1: Attorney-Client Privilege

    • Purpose, scope, and standing
    • Elements; forfeiture or waiver
    • Exceptions to application
    • Criminal convictions based on attorney testimony
    • Survival of the privilege
    • International context
    • Ethical concerns, constitutional issues, and strategic issues

    Volume 2: Work-Product Protection

    • Purpose, scope, and procedural matters
    • Elements; qualifications on protection
    • Protecting attorney's mental impressions
    • Waiver and exceptions

    Volume 2: Factors Common to Both Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Protection

    • Underlying facts not privilege protected
    • Redaction and procedural issues
    • Deposing and testifying counsel
    • Waiver in government prosecutions or investigations
    • Privilege and protection in the electronic age
    • Raising both privilege and protection
    • Interplay with FOIA

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    6/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

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