The panel suggested that travelers should no longer expect privacy!
Rules of professional conduct require confidentiality. ABA Model Rule 6.1 provides that "A lawyer shall not reveal information relating to the representation of a client ... " Thus, a lawyer should not have any information on the laptop about clients' matters. If that's true, then can a lawyer travel across the border with a laptop? Arguably not!
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Stark County Law Library Blog - July 16, 2008 10:16 AM
Posted by Ed Poll: 鄭 recent 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal allows the government to search, seize and