Dictionary of Law
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attorney-client privilege :: n. the requirement that an attorney may not reveal ... ivileged communication work product
privileged communication :: n. statements and conversations made under circums ... See also: attorney-client privilege
physician-patient privilege :: n. the right and obligation of a physician to refu ... onfidential communication privilege
privileges and immunities :: n. the fundamental rights that people enjoy in fre ... t impinge on constitutional rights.
privilege against self incrimina-tion :: n. a right to refuse to testify against oneself in ... so: Bill of Rights taking the Fifth
executive privilege :: n. a claim by the President or another high offici ... the Watergate scandal (1973-1974).
privilege :: n. a special benefit, exemption from a duty, or im ... rson, a group or a class of people.
attorney's work product :: n. written materials, charts, notes of conversatio ... ivileged communication work product
confidential communication :: n. certain written communications which can be kep ... privilege privileged communication
probation :: n. a chance to remain free (or serve only a short ... See also: attorney-client privilege
shield laws :: n. statutes enacted in some states which declare t ... See also: privileged communication
reciprocity :: n. mutual exchange of privileges between states, n ... any large states refuse to give it.
forfeit :: v. to lose property or rights involuntarily as a p ... drunk driving. See also: forfeiture
benefit :: 1) n. any profit or acquired right or privilege, p ... fit Ken Murray." See also: contract
adoption :: n. the taking of a child into one's family, creati ... the child are met. See also: adopt
cohabitation :: n. living together in the same residence, generall ... xual relationships as cohabitation.
gender bias :: n. unequal treatment in employment opportunity (su ... statutes. See also: discrimination
highway :: n. any public street, road, turnpike or canal whic ... rivilege and not an absolute right.
justice :: n. 1) fairness. 2) moral rightness. 3) a scheme or ... e appellate courts. See also: court