Definition of Husband-wife privilege
1. Noun. Neither spouse can divulge confidential communications from the other while they were married.
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Literary usage of Husband-wife privilege
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1. Corporate Crime in America: Strengthening the "Good Citizen" Corporation edited by Richard P. Conaboy (1998)
"There is the husband-wife privilege, the doctor-patient privilege, and maybe, you know, priest-penitent. And that's it. And basically our society has taken ..."
2. Child Victims and Witnesses: A Three-State Profileby Jane Crisp by Jane Crisp (1995)
"... information made to a sexual assault counselor. 90.504(3)(b) 24 Husband-Wife privilege exception for child abuse, neglect and sexual assault cases. ..."