privileged communications


privileged communications

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • privileged communications — Those statements made by certain persons within a protected relationship such as husband wife, attorney client, priest penitent and the like which the law protects from forced disclosure on the witness stand at the option of the witness, client,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Конфиденциальные сообщения, защищенные свидетельской привилегией (privileged communications) — Решающим фактором для готовности клиента раскрывать личную информ. яв ся частный характер, приватность общения с психологом. Поэтому недостаточная защищенность клиента в коммуникации может помешать извлечь максимальную пользу из общения с… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • absolutely privileged communications — See absolute privilege …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • privileged — priv·i·leged adj: not subject to the usual rules or penalties because of some special circumstance; esp: not subject to disclosure esp. in an adjudicative proceeding Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. privileged …   Law dictionary

  • Privileged Communication — Interaction between two parties in which the law recognizes a private, protected relationship. Whatever is communicated between these pairs of parties shall remain confidential, and the law cannot force disclosure of these communications. The… …   Investment dictionary

  • privileged evidence — In addition to privileged communications (q.v.), privileged evidence may also include governmental secrets or records, identity of informer, grand jury proceedings, certain types of accident reports, and attorney s work product …   Black's law dictionary

  • privileged communication — n 1: confidential communication 2 a: a defamatory communication that does not expose the party making it to the liability that would follow from it if not privileged – called also absolutely privileged communication; b: a defamatory stat …   Law dictionary

  • privileged communication — Law. See confidential communication. * * * or confidential communication In law, communication between parties to a confidential relation such that the communication s recipient is exempted from disclosing it as a witness. Communications between… …   Universalium

  • privileged — /priv euh lijd, priv lijd/, adj. 1. belonging to a class that enjoys special privileges; favored: the privileged few. 2. entitled to or exercising a privilege. 3. restricted to a select group or individual: privileged information; a privileged… …   Universalium

  • privileged — priv•i•leged [[t]ˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, ˈprɪv lɪdʒd[/t]] adj. 1) belonging to a class that enjoys special privileges 2) entitled to or exercising a privilege 3) restricted to a select group or individual: privileged information[/ex] 4) law Law. (of… …   From formal English to slang


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