A lawyer has fiduciary duty to protect the interests of his clients. This duty comes into a conflict when the client’s interests may be adverse to the lawyer’s or his law firm’s personal interests. This conflict clearly arises in cases where the client may have a potential legal malpractice claim against the lawyer. In such a situation, the lawyer may need a lawyer to represent him and his law firm. The question then arises as to the lawyer’s legal rights to a lawyer and most importantly the confidentially of his communication with his lawyer.
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In NYS, the use of technology to obtain information that may be protected by the attorney-client privilege, would violate the letter and spirit of these Disciplinary Rules. 2. Must the recipient notify sender if metadata is found? “An attorney who receives a communication and is privy to its contents must take reasonable steps to prevent any further disclosure” (www.americanbar.com) NO The Committee held that "in light of the strong public policy in favor of preserving confidentiality as the foundation of the lawyer-client relationship, use of technology to surreptitiously obtain information that may
It also restricts or prohibits the use of certain evidence in sexual offense cases. Conclusion It is important to know the terminology of research in criminal justice because you will have to read reports and if you do not understand what is being written you cannot effectively do your job. Effective research can assist with opening or closing of cases. Using incorrect terms or incorrect information in research can be harmful to the outcome of the question or situation at hand. The credibility of evidence relies often on the handlers, examiners, experts and presenters.
On one hand, several of the justices feel that there is no need for the constitution to resolve this case; rather current state whistle-blower statutes can handle this. On the other hand, Ceballos’ attorney argued that “when civil service employees witness or investigate police brutality, disaster preparedness failings and corruption, they need the full protection of the law so that ‘they should not be required to tell their supervisors only what they want to hear,’ for fear of retaliation.” (Mears). The Supreme Court is expected to rule in this case around
It is also importance not to discuss a person you care for with another client. This loss of trust can be very damaging. Always asking for ID is another way to maintain confidentiality in day to day communication. i) IN PERSON: if you do not know the person who is claining to have a right to be given information, always a) find out whether he or she is known to any colleagues b) ask for proof of identity (if they are from another agency providing care, the will have an ID card) otherwise ask for ID ii) ON THE TELEPHONE: Unless the voice is recognised, always a) Offer to take his or her telephone no and call back after checking b) If various mambers of the family or friends are likely to be phoning about a particular client, a 'password' could be arranged. (This in particular where clients have an illness such as dementia or Huntingdon's
Another benefit would also be having a first- hand account of what an individual who could give testimony of what was seen or experienced. Basic human error, biased opinions, and emotions are some of the disadvantages to eyewitness testimonies. Another disadvantage is how line-ups are being conducted; but the worst disadvantage is the difficulty of witnesses trying to identify perpetrators from other ethnic groups or races. Our view and reliability on the criminal justice system is constantly in a state of change. To what extent will these changes reshape our government and laws?
You have the right to talk to a lawyer and have him or her present with you while you are being questioned. If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, one will be appointed to represent you before any questioning, if you wish one” (Meyer & Grant, 2003). However there are exceptions to this ruling. For example, police officers may question a suspect before notifying him or her of these rights if there is a public safety issue. It is said that with the existence of so many exceptions may cause misunderstanding of the Miranda right and exploitation by the police.
Blocks Attorney client privilege excludes reliable evidence. Had attorney client privileges not been in place the client would never have told the outright truth to his attorney anyway because they would know that whatever they tell their lawyer could be used to incriminate them in the court of law. It is better that the defendant is allowed to communicate with his attorney in private as to be properly represented and thus make the trial just and fair. Truth seeking is vital to prevent convicting the innocent In the case where the defendant is in fact, innocent the trials in both resolutions would have the same result, and thus reach the same conclusion. The only difference is when the defendant is guilty, meaning that this point