January 18, 2011 -- Professor Katherine Stone commented on a ruling that e-mail sent from a work account is not privileged. Her comments appear in a Los Angeles Daily Journal article.
That an employer's e-mail policy would trump attorney-client privilege surprised Katherine Stone, who teaches labor and employment law at UCLA School of Law.
"Employers can designate their e-mails for company use only, or maintain the right to monitor them, W the question of whether that overcomes attorney-client privilege seems rather new," Stone said.
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