California Lawyer


May 2014

Frightened for Privacy
The February feature on Google ["Giving Google a Piece of Your Mind"] scares the hell out of me!
It seems that by sending confidential information to clients through their Gmail account, I have both breached the clients' statutory privilege (Cal. Evid. Code §§ 950-62) and abandoned my statutory obligation as an attorney "to maintain inviolate the confidence, and at every peril to himself or herself to preserve the secrets, of his or her client." (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 6068(e)(1)).
Roy C. Zukerman, Fountain Valley

Pro Bono Inspiration
Gloria Chun's essay for California Lawyer ["Bringing Light," In Pro Per, January] was wonderful! It has been widely circulated at her law school, UC Hastings. I wanted to congratulate Gloria publicly on her career success and express appreciation for everything she is doing to advance the public interest. It's terrific that the magazine highlighted her accomplishments.
Frank Wu, Dean, UC Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco

Corrections: Bob Fellmeth is a professor at the University of San Diego School of Law and founder and executive director of its Children's Advocacy Institute. The article "Ensuring Child Protection Law Meets Promise" [ESQ., March] incorrectly stated his affiliation.

Ninth Circuit Judge Morgan B. Christen formerly served on the board of directors of Planned Parenthood Alaska. The column "Obama's Judges" [Top of the Ninth, March] reported incorrectly that she had worked for the organization as an attorney.

California Lawyer regrets the errors.

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