The American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Ethics 20/20 has posted its resolutions and reports respecting recommended changes to U.S. legal ethics rules (scroll down), in light of changes in technology, the economy, and cross-jurisdictional practice.
These reports and resolutions will be considered by the ABA House of Delegates at the 2012 ABA Annual Meeting, to be held 2-7 August 2012, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Here are the components of the reports and resolutions that concern legal informatics or legal communication:
- Introduction and Overview
- Technology and Confidentiality
- Technology and Client Development
- Model Rule 1.6 (Detecting and Disclosing Conflicts of Interest)
For more information, please see the complete list of reports and resolutions (scroll down).
The Commission will hold a roundtable on 1 June 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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