Attorney Alan Dershowitz Meets With Trump At White House … Does POTUS Wants Him To Join Legal Team … Dershowitz Says of FBI Raid of President’s Atty, This is a Very Dangerous Day for Lawyer-Client Relationships
DERSHOWITZ SAYS, THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS DAY FOR LAWYER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP …
One day after the FBI raided the offices of longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen with the blessing of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, lawyer Alan Dershowitz is reported to have met with President Donald Trump at the White House fro dinner. The question becomes as rumors abound, will Dershowitz join Trump’s legal team?
Alan Dershowitz: This is a very dangerous day today for lawyer-client relations. I deal with clients all the time. I tell them on my word of honor all the time that what you tell me is sacrosanct. And now they say, just based on probable cause, even though they know there was cooperation, with Cohen. They can burst into an office grab all the computers. Then give it to another FBI agent and say, “You’re the firewall. We want you to now read all these confidential communications. Tell us which ones we can get and which ones we can’t get.” You know, if the shoe were on the other foot, if this were Hillary Clinton being investigated and they went in her lawyer’s office the ACLU would be on every television station in America, jumping up and down. The deafening silence of the ACLU and civil libertarians about the intrusion into the lawyer-client confidentiality is appalling.