I came across this very interesting article in the ABA Journal by David L. Hudson Jr. It reviews the concept of recording others, the pro’s, the con’s and why we might need to review the legal implications. Comment below and let us know where you stand on this???
What kind of a lawyer would tape a client?” tweeted President Donald J. Trump upon learning his former counsel Michael Cohen had taped a 2016 conversation between the two of them that dealt with many subjects, including payments to a former Playboy model who alleged a past sexual liaison with the president.
In a different tweet, Trump wondered, “Even more inconceivable that a lawyer would tape a client—totally unheard of & perhaps illegal.”
A lawyer taping a client may be illegal in some circumstances, but it certainly is not unheard of. In fact, lawyers have surreptitiously tape-recorded conversations with witnesses, potential party opponents and clients.
Whether a secret recording is illegal and unethical depends on where it takes place and why. Read More Here…