Allen Kathir, Alexander Hastings, and Edward Rippey, Preserving Privilege: Important Steps Before, and During, Discovery to Maximize Protections and Minimize Costs

Information Law Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Autumn 2015 From the article Privilege protections encourage full and candid communication between legal counsel and clients. These communications plainly serve a valuable role — but, protecting privileged communications during discovery can become

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Robert A. Barrer, Ethical Implications & Best Practices for Use of Email

Author discusses and provides Best Practices to help regular users of email to be more efficient and avoid embarrassing and ethically questionable conducts. Source:New York Legal Ethics Reporter The full text is available at http://www.newyorklegalethics… New York Rules of Professional

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Ronald D. Rotunda, Applying the Revised ABA Model Rules in the Age of the Internet: The Problem of Metadata

52 Hofstra Law Review 175 (2013); Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 13-17. Available at SSRN: From the author’s abstract “When lawyers receive a document — whether hard copy or an electronic document — that they know the

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Metadata Ethics Opinions Around the U.S.

By Legal Technology Resource Center of the ABA The Legal Technology Resource Center has composed a chart of ethics opinions from the several American jurisdictions dealing with metadata. The chart lists the answer given by the several opinions to the


Nathan M. Crystal, Ethics Watch: Technology and Confidentiality (Part I), South Carolina Lawyer 12 (Sept. 2011)

From the article: The basic obligation of lawyers with regard to confidential client information is clear: lawyers must take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality of such information. South Carolina Rule of Professional Conduct (SCRPC) 1.6, comment 18 states: “When transmitting a communication

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