An attorney’s ethical obligations to safeguard discussions with clients can go far beyond attorney-client privilege—even if that client is the president of the United States.
Charles J. Dunlap is a retired Air Force major general who is currently a Professor of the Practice of Law, and Executive Director of the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke Law School.
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