Innocence at stake exception
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Criminal Procedure 4/e$75.00 – $120.00
An exception to solicitor–client privilege and informer privilege. The innocence at stake exception allows privilege to be breached where an accused establishes that a communication exists that could raise a reasonable doubt as to their guilt, that the information sought from the communication is not available from any other source, and that they are otherwise unable to raise a reasonable doubt.