Ethics Matters

Mark Dubois: Paying Lip Service To Confidentiality And Privilege

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


I got a call from a lawyer the other day. A colleague had been served with a search warrant for a client's file. It appeared that the focus of the investigation may have been related to claims of fraud.

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  • Elizabeth Richter

    I hear you on this, kind of like what happens when family court violates the psychotherapy/client privilege and demands that therapists reveal private psychiatric information to the Court. Further, this sounds kind of like what happens when judges publish the details of private psychiatric records of parents and children in family court in memoranda of decision and then has them published online so that the world can get a peek at the private psychiatric information of parents and children going through family court. Is this what you think is so bad? I would think you would find it pretty bad!

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