Solicitor-client privilege

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The rule that communications made in confidence between a solicitor and client cannot be compelled to be disclosed. The privilege rests with the accused, and a lawyer is not allowed to reveal the content of the communications without the consent of the client. An exception to solicitor–client privilege arises with the innocence at stake exception.

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