2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:158A-12 - Attorney-client Privilege

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:158A-12 (2016) What's This?

2A:158A-12. Attorney-client privilege
All communications between the individual defendant and any person in or engaged by the Office of the Public Defender whether on a case basis or by contract shall be fully protected by the attorney-client privilege to the same extent and degree as though counsel has been privately engaged. This shall in no way preclude the use by the office of material in its files, otherwise privileged, for the preparation and disclosure of statistical, case study and other sociological data, provided always that in any such use there shall be no disclosure of identity or of means for discovery of identity of particular defendants.

L.1967, c. 43, s. 12, eff. July 1, 1967.


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