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Polish lawyers call on government to abandon legal reform plan


  • World
  • Monday, 1 Oct 2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - The association of Polish lawyers called on the government on Monday to abandon a plan for legal reform its says could undermine attorney-client confidentiality as part of a broader campaign to take control of the judiciary.

The Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily and other media say the plan would enable prosecutors to ask lawyers to divulge details of conversations with their clients and make similar demands of doctors and journalists.

   

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