Texas Attorney General Open Records Decision: ORQ0676

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Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, John Cornyn, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Re-evaluation of Open Records Decision No. 574 (1990) regarding the scope of the attorney-client privilege under section 552.107(1) of the Government Code; whether section 552,001 of the Government Code also encompasses the attorney-client privilege; whether the attorney-client privilege is mandatory and compelling for the purposes of the Public Information Act; and related questions.

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14 p. ; 28 cm.

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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. November 30, 2002.

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Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, John Cornyn, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Re-evaluation of Open Records Decision No. 574 (1990) regarding the scope of the attorney-client privilege under section 552.107(1) of the Government Code; whether section 552,001 of the Government Code also encompasses the attorney-client privilege; whether the attorney-client privilege is mandatory and compelling for the purposes of the Public Information Act; and related questions.

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14 p. ; 28 cm.

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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Open Records Decision: ORQ0676, text, November 30, 2002; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth641497/: accessed February 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.