Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Is your client an attorney? Be aware of possible constraints (Part 2)

by Sean L. Harrington

"In my first post several weeks ago, I discussed some of the special obligations that digital forensics investigators may have while in the employ of a lawyer. I elaborated briefly on the duty to zealously guard the attorney-client privilege, to correctly apply the work product doctrine, and to conduct investigations in a way that does not compromise the integrity of the case or the rights, privileges, or immunities of the retaining party. In this second part of the series, I will explore another important factor for consideration by examiners: the legality of investigative techniques..."

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