Flynn Waives Attorney-Client Privilege

Elliot Setzer
Friday, March 6, 2020, 3:23 PM

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Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn has today waived attorney-client privilege, allowing prosecutors to interview his former attorneys at Covington & Burling LLP. Flynn withdrew his guilty plea on Jan. 14, 2020, claiming that he received ineffective assistance from his lawyers at Covington. The U.S. Attorney’s Office stated that Flynn’s claims would require information from those attorneys.

You can read the filings here and below:

Elliot Setzer is a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford Law School and a Ph.D student at Yale University. He previously worked at Lawfare and the Brookings Institution.

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