A new California opinion is the latest to reject the "fiduciary" or "current client" exception and uphold the attorney-client privilege.
The client sued for $35 million.
A recent case demonstrates that attorneys should consistently and carefully document the scope of their legal representation
By Saleel V. Sabnis
Recognize malpractice risk and implement prevention procedures.
By Amelia Toy Rudolph
A basic orientation to the sources and framework of the rules.
By Dana S. Douglas and Thomas P. Evans
The court rejected a line of federal cases that generally have been considered authoritative on the matter.
Jane Webre, who successfully argued Gunn v. Minton before the U.S. Supreme Court, examines both 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1338 as they apply to the issue. (6:39 min)
Paul Bauer discusses the "scandal of prediction" and ways to protect against false assumptions when predicting the future. (16:39 min)
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