deliberative process privilege

Definition of "deliberative process privilege"
  1. A type of legal right that prevents the government from having to reveal materials from governmental agencies that include views, suggestions, and other types of communication contributing to the agency's decision-making procedures
How to use "deliberative process privilege" in a sentence
  1. The city council exercised the deliberative process privilege to keep internal discussions confidential.
  2. Internal documents containing guidance and discussion were protected by the deliberative process privilege.
  3. Because it falls under the deliberative process privilege, the report was not made public.

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