Monthly Archives: July 2021

The Privileges of Aristocracy: Solicitor-Client Privilege Under the Access to Information Act


“The American aristocracy is at the attorneys’ bar and on the judges’ bench.” In On Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville argued that lawyers had already emerged as the aristocratic class of the United States of America by the 1830s. … Continue reading

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