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Legal Ethics for Media Lawyers: Current Issues

Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2017
Running Time: 01:02:40

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Taken from the Web Program Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017 recorded November 2017 in New York.

Legal Ethics for Media Lawyers: Current Issues [01:02:40]

  • When does aggressive lawyering become a “threat?”
  • What are our ethical duties when confidential information is inadvertently disclosed?
  • What are the limitations around our (and our client’s) contact with a represented party?
  • Do changes in the discovery rules make the use of discovery boilerplate unethical?
  • What are the ethical considerations when our reporter client is charged with a crime?

Moderator:  Leonard Niehoff 
Panel:  Sue Friedberg, Jeffrey Glasser, Susan Weiner

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Ethics for Media Lawyers: The Lessons of Ferguson, Communications Lawyer, Volume 31, Number 3, Summer 2015
    Leonard Niehoff
  • Noah Jon Kores, The Ethics of Threatening, Litigation, pp. 42–46, Volume 43, Number 3, Spring 2017
    Leonard Niehoff
  • Christine Simmons, Lawyer’s ‘Inadvertent’ E-Discovery Failures Led to Wells Fargo Data Breach, New York Law Journal, July 26, 2017
    Leonard Niehoff
  • Opinion and Order: James H. Fischer v. Stephen T. Forrest, Jr., Sandra F. Forrest, Shane R. Gebauer, and Brushy Mountain Bee Farm, Inc., 14 Civ. 1304, 1307 (PAE) (AJP) (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2017)
    Leonard Niehoff
  • Inadvertent Receipt of Privileged Documents
    Jeffrey Glasser
Presentation Material
  • Legal Ethics for Media Lawyers: Current Issues
    Sue Friedberg ~ Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
    Jeffrey Glasser ~ Vice President, Legal, Los Angeles Times
    Leonard Niehoff ~ Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn, Professor, The University of Michigan Law School
    Susan Weiner ~ General Counsel, NBCUniversal News Group, Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal
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