A federal judge has given prosecutors the go-ahead to review computer records seized from the office of a criminal defense lawyer, even if it means looking at files of clients who were not targets of the search. U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler says the procedure proposed by prosecutors for the review of the records provided adequate safeguards to protect other client files and privileged materials.
Federal Judge Rules Government Can Scour All of Lawyer's Seized Computer Records
New Jersey Law Journal
September 3, 2008