Building Team Defense: The Rights, Wrongs, and Potential Pitfalls in Using the Joint Defense Agreement and Privilege
Chicago, IL 60601
- Are there prerequisites for forming a joint defense agreement?
- When is the right time to form such an agreement?
- Are there different considerations in a criminal case?
- If the agreement or assertion of a joint defense privilege is challenged, whose burden is it to establish the privilege, or lack thereof?
- What are the valid bases for withdrawing from a joint defense agreement?
- If one party withdraws from the agreement, does the entire agreement cease to exist?
- Can information learned during a joint defense relationship be used for impeachment purposes?
- Does the joint defense privilege extend outside of a litigation context?
- What are the important legal developments regarding use of this litigation tool?
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