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[3ShidlerJLComTech006] Hiding Evidence from the Boss: Attorney-Client Privilege and Company Computers

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dc.contributor.author Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce and Technology
dc.contributor.author Nichols, Kelcey
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-02T23:07:05Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-02T23:07:05Z
dc.date.issued 2006-12-04
dc.identifier.citation 3 Shidler J. L. Com. & Tech. 6 (Dec.4, 2006) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1547-0695
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773.1/389
dc.description.abstract Abstract: Recent court decisions in In re Asia Global Crossing, Ltd., People v. Jiang, and Curto v. Medical World Communications have held that attorney-client privilege can protect certain information located on an employer-issued computer from disclosure if the employee had a reasonable expectation of privacy. This Article provides a brief background on attorney-client privilege and explores the factors courts consider when determining whether an employee has this reasonable expectation. These factors include the scope of employer monitoring, the employer-employee agreement pertaining to the computer, the presence of password protection, the location of the computer, and the relevancy of the evidence to a particular legal proceeding. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Seattle: Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce and Technology, University of Washington School of Law en_US
dc.title [3ShidlerJLComTech006] Hiding Evidence from the Boss: Attorney-Client Privilege and Company Computers en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright 2006 by Kelcey Nichols en_US


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