“When is a Lawyer Not a Lawyer?”—And Other Questions that Must be Answered when Asserting the Governmental Attorney-Client Privilege Under Open Government Legislation

dc.creatorRiley, Chris M.
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-04T15:53:50Z
dc.date.available2018-05-04T15:53:50Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.description.abstractReviews the governmental attorney-client exceptions under the Texas open government laws, discusses the governmental attorney-client privilege by defining both the governmental attorney and the governmental attorney’s client, and establishes practical steps to protect governmental attorney-client communications. Further, illustrates how the attorney-client privilege and principle of open government are in conflict, and how they work together through the exceptions laid out in the Texas Open Meetings Act and the Texas Public Information Act. Finally, covers solutions for the governmental attorney client-privilege for courts and the Office of the Attorney General.en_US
dc.identifier.citationChris M. Riley, “When is a Lawyer Not a Lawyer?”—And Other Questions that Must be Answered when Asserting the Governmental Attorney-Client Privilege Under Open Government Legislation, 3 Tex. Tech J. Tex. Admin. L. 211 (2002).en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2346/73653
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherTexas Tech Journal of Texas Administrative Lawen_US
dc.subjectAttorney-client privilegeen_US
dc.subjectOpen governmenten_US
dc.subjectWork producten_US
dc.subjectProfessional conducten_US
dc.subjectGovernment attorneyen_US
dc.subjectTexas Open Meetings Acten_US
dc.subjectTexas Public Information Acten_US
dc.subjectTOMA
dc.subjectTPIA
dc.title“When is a Lawyer Not a Lawyer?”—And Other Questions that Must be Answered when Asserting the Governmental Attorney-Client Privilege Under Open Government Legislationen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US

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