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Author: Murphy, Michael T.
Citation: The Search for Clarity in an Attorney’s Duty to Google
Date Published: Forthcoming
Date Posted: 08/28/2018
Subjects: Law, Technology and Communications
Keywords: Professional Ethics
Law and Technology
Abstract:
The Search for Clarity in an Attorney’s Duty to Google (Work In Progress)
Work in progress, discussing recent rulings where lawyers have been found to violate a professional duty when they failed to conduct an internet search for relevant information about a matter, and fashioning an approach to codifying this duty as a rule.