E-Mail To Attys From Work Privileged: NJ High Court

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a woman had a reasonable expectation of privacy for e-mails sent to her lawyers from a company laptop — but from a private e-mail account — about an imminent discrimination lawsuit against her employer, home care provider Loving Care Agency Inc.

The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously held that the plaintiff, Marina Stengart, could reasonably expect that e-mail communications with her lawyer through her personal account would remain private, and that sending and receiving them via a company...
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