- Why Trump's lawyers allowed the government to get ahold of the bombshell Michael Cohen tapes
- The Attorney-Client Privilege: What Does It Mean for Michael Cohen and Donald Trump?
- The downside of Michael Cohen’s testifying publicly
Why Trump's lawyers allowed the government to get ahold of the bombshell Michael Cohen tapes
Special Master Issues Report On Trump Cohen Attorney Client Privilegeonline your season episode does how to plant spring bulbs
President Donald Trump's legal team is on the attack against former Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, saying he violated attorney-client privilege by releasing a taped conversation of him and Trump about payments to a former Playboy model. But Cohen attorney Lanny Davis called the attack baseless, and ABC News' chief legal analyst also said Trump's lawyers may have difficulty backing up their claim. But Davis said the president's team "forfeited all confidentiality" when Giuliani talked publicly last week about the tape. Giuliani seems to be confused," Davis said. Trump has denied knowing in advance about the meeting. What are they trying to do here? I mean, he is under serious investigation for a wide variety of crimes … The FBI raided his office not to get information on Donald Trump but because there was evidence of a possible crime and crimes by Michael Cohen.
In the process, he may have waived attorney-client privilege. That is why they get paid. With no objections from counsel or the prosecution, Jones—a former judge— was appointed the special master in charge of making such determinations. Ultimately, Jones found over 7, privileged items amidst those materials seized by law enforcement, according to the final special master report filed with the Southern District of New York SDNY. Gerson wrote in The National Law Review. Beyond the prospect of any sort of limited waiver being rarely recognized, a federal court in South Carolina just last year affirmed the legal principle that such a waiver is exhaustive. What about the SDNY?
The Attorney-Client Privilege: What Does It Mean for Michael Cohen and Donald Trump?
The downside of Michael Cohen’s testifying publicly
This piece was originally published on Lawfare. On Monday, the FBI executed a search warrant at his home, his office, and a hotel room that he rented. I want to take a step back and offer a few more thoughts that, perhaps, shed a little light on the attorney-client issue. As an aside, before doing so, I wanted to note the absurdity of Trump blaming Mueller for the search. As many others have pointed out, Mueller referred the matter to the Justice Department, where they assigned the investigation to the U.