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Law Practice,
Ethics/Professional Responsibility

Oct. 17, 2018

ANALYSIS: Rule 4.4

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Under the new rules, duty is just a click away: A new rule of conduct establishes an affirmative duty on the recipient to act and further the protection of privilege.

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NEW RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

In our digital age we have become accustomed to information at the touch of a button. We are cautioned not to open certain emails for security reasons, and, by and large, we are more careful than ever before. We get that the phishing hook does great damage.

Inevitably, we receive messages that were not intended for us. Auto-population of email addresses, spelling errors, inad...

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