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Employer Policies and Employee Personal Privileged Emails

Death, taxes, and employees sending personal emails via the employer’s email server. We know it happens despite policies preventing or […]

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Untangling Corporate Privilege: Deciphering the Complex Weave of Waivers

The principles that govern waivers for corporate entities are like a woven tapestry. In one direction we find patterns that […]

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Ask the Court If You Want Confidentiality

Abraham Lincoln’s wisdom revealed itself in a variety of spheres, ranging from the adversities associated with frontier life to challenges […]

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Supreme Court Dismisses Privilege Case: What Now for In-House Lawyers?

There have been several horrifically bad predictions throughout time.  In 1903, a bank president predicted to a Ford Motor Company […]

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Once In a Blue Moon Privilege Ruling

The idiom “once in a blue moon” refers to something that happens rarely, of course, and derives from the real-life […]

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A Whisper Doesn’t Cut It

“Speech is a very important aspect of being human. A whisper doesn’t cut it.” Many attribute this quote to James […]

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The More Things Change

The pandemic ushered in a panoply of behavioral changes in the workplace, ranging from virtual conferences to repetitive use of […]

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Willing to Take an Oath?

Although the subject of academic debate, many scholars agree that the privilege against self-incrimination arose in part from growing opposition […]

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Double Trouble

As Benjamin Franklin once mused, “If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.” In-house […]

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Sharpen Your Axe for Board Minutes and Reports

The great frontier lawyer Abraham Lincoln once made the thought-provoking statement that if asked to chop down a tree in […]

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