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Criminal lawyers generally work for people who are accused of felonies such as murder, assault, family violence, embezzlement, etc. Public defender – Government lawyer who provides free legal defense services to a poor person accused of a crime. The proper administration of justice requires that clients are able to communicate freely and frankly with their lawyer, without fear of disclosing any information relevant to the legal advice they are seeking. It is well understood that, in the absence of the privilege, legal proceedings may be delayed or even miscarried as lawyers may not be able to properly represent their client, or bring relevant matters to the attention of the court. Ensuring candour and honesty in such communications is important, because we live in a complex society and our laws and legal system are at times very complicated. It is in society’s interest that people (including corporations) seek legal advice about … Read the rest