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Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

Confidentiality and Privilege Between Expert and Attorney

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The expert may be called on to review requests for admission for accuracy and completeness. The expert must be aware of the rules of privilege and confidential communications that might be relevant to items sought by the opposition.

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