Emerging Issues on the Internet for the Legal Profession
The paper offers an overview of the emerging issues raised by the Internet in the legal profession. In particular, the extension of the attorney-client privilege; the application of the ethics principle of confidentiality to email communications; Internet connectivity and the security issues pertaining to it; and, general "cyberlegalethics" concerns raised by using the Internet, such as avoiding the unauthorized practice of law and verifying information found on the Web.
Date of this Version
Rosaria Vigorito, "Emerging Issues on the Internet for the Legal Profession" (July 22, 2003). bepress Legal Series. bepress Legal Series.Working Paper 1.