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ABA revises recent Formal Opinion 477, which addresses lawyer ethics issues when transmitting confidential information over the internet

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert update which will discuss Revised ABA Formal Opinion 477, which was issued on May 22, 2017. The opinions addresses a lawyer’s ethical responsibilities to secure client confidential information when transmitting the information over … Continue reading

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ABA Formal Opinion states that lawyers may review juror’s internet presence before or during trial unless prohibited by law or court order

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent American Bar Association Formal Opinion 466 which states that a lawyer may review a juror’s or potential juror’s web/internet presence, including postings by the juror or … Continue reading

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