n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Should legal professional privilege be limited to exclude in-house lawyers under South African criminal law? : comment
|Article Title||Should legal professional privilege be limited to exclude in-house lawyers under South African criminal law? : comment|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||South African Journal of Criminal Justice|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||42 - 51|
Many jurisdictions including the member states of the European Union, the United States of America, Canada, England and South Africa provide for legal professional privilege. These jurisdictions share a common rationale with regard to the protection of communications between lawyer and client. The rationale recognises the nature of the legal profession and its contribution to the rule of law and applies to both criminal and civil law.
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