2014 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Questions: Question 7

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VII.

The court ordered Atty. Z to testify as a witness for his client in the very case he is handling, but he refused on the ground that it would violate the rule on privileged communication. Atty. Z is guilty of: (1%)

(A) direct contempt

(B) indirect contempt

(C) violation of his duty to the court

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