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California Issues Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality and the Use of E-mail and Technology To Transmit Client Information

Source | 2017-06-26T18:36:58+00:00 Dec 26th, 2010|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

California Formal Opinion 2010-179 outlines the lawyer's duties when transmitting or storing confidential client information when the underlying technology may be susceptible to unauthorized access by third parties. An attorney’s [...]

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Proposed Texas Rule of Civil Procedure: The Internet is Off Limits, Too, Jurors!

Source | 2017-06-26T18:36:58+00:00 Dec 16th, 2010|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , |

An article and link to the proposed amendment to emphasize that communication about a case is off limits whether on the Internet or not is here. Trial lawyers should consider [...]

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NY St. Bar Ass’n Approves Gmail Use Despite Contextual Ad Scanning

Source | 2017-06-26T18:37:57+00:00 Sep 14th, 2008|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The New York State Bar Association concluded that lawyers could use gmail and comply with the duty of confidentiality despite the fact that email is 'scanned' by Google to place [...]

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New Hampshire Adopts Rule Protecting Prospective Clients who Unilaterally Email Law Firms

Source | 2017-06-26T18:37:59+00:00 Feb 20th, 2008|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Effective January 1, 2008, New Hampshire adopted a rule that clearly protects persons who, in good faith, e-mail confidential information to a lawyer from having the lawyer use the information [...]

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