Overview: The attorney-client privilege is a law that was pu
Overview: The attorney-client privilege is a law that was put into place by the U.S. legal system to protect the communications between a client and his or her attorney. In this short paper, discuss this privilege as well as the work-product protection privilege. Prompt: Read Rule 502. Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product; Limitations on Waiver, which describes Federal Rules of Evidence Rule 502 regarding privilege. Next, explain the attorney-client privilege and its purpose. Lastly, explain how the work-product protection privilege is applied and how it can be waived. Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed: Attorney-Client Privilege: Purpose: Explain the purpose of the attorney-client privilege. Updates: Discuss the most recent updates to the attorney-client privilege waiver and their effects. Are these changes for the betterment of everyone involved: lawyer, client, and others? Work-Product Privilege: Application: Explain the intent of the work-product privilege and how it is applied. Waiver: Explain how the work-product protection privilege can be waived.