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The Sanctity of the Attorney-Client Relationship – Undermined by the Federal Interpretation of the Right to Counsel

By   /  June 1, 2012  /  6th Amendment, Constitutional Law 

Attorney and Client

New York’s expansive interpretation of the right to counsel provides vital safeguards to protect a criminal defendant or accused from self-incrimination. New York, based on principles that closely mirror the fundamental considerations for the adoption of Miranda rights, recognizes the need for additional protections even prior to the commencement of formal proceedings. [...]

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