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Fisher v. United States
Citation:425 U.S. 391 (1976)
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In these two cases, the Court is called upon to decide whether a summons directing an attorney to produce documents delivered to him by his client in connection with the attorney-client relationship is enforceable over claims that the documents were constitutionally immune from summons in the hands of the client and retained that immunity in the hands of the attorney. In each case, an Internal Revenue agent visited the taxpayer(s) and interviewed them in connection with an investigation of possible civil or criminal liability under the federal income tax laws.
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