Ninth Circuit holds that website intake from potential clients is not subject to disclosure.

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Granting a mandamus in an action where attorneys were compelled to turn over initial responses by clients on the Internet in suit against the makers of Paxil, the court re-affirmed the principle that the attorney-client privilege extends to initial consultations, even where the attorney and client acknowledge that no formal attorney-client relationship has been established. ‚ÄúPotential clients must be able …