Trump’s Lawyers Plot ‘Joint Defenses’

Daily Beast: “The arrangement is known as a joint defense agreement, and it allows the lawyers to share information — without violating attorney-client privilege. It’s a common strategy when multiple defendants are dealing with the same prosecutor on the same matter. Joint defense agreements often annoy prosecutors since they let people being investigated share information and compare notes on what the government is doing.”

“Joint defense agreements can also let people being investigated keep tabs on whether or not their allies have started cooperating with the government.”

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