The facts about the 21st-century fax–and how lawyers can use it to their advantage–ABA Journal

BY NICOLE BLACK
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The good news is that just as times have changed since fax machines became commonplace in the 1980s, so, too, has the technology behind the transmission of faxes. With the rise of the internet and email, all aspects of communication have been affected, including faxes. The end result is that lawyers who find it necessary to fax documents in 2019 have much more affordable and flexible options than they did in 1995
 
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Recorded Phone Calls of Pretrial Detainees May Be Used by Prosecutors, NY High Court Rules | New York Law Journal

By Dan M. Clark

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Phone calls of defendants held in state prison before their trial may be recorded and sent to prosecutors to use against them in court without a warrant, the Court of Appeals said in a decision Thursday.
 
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Conversations between defendants and their attorneys are not allowed to be recorded, for example. But phone calls between defendants and others are usually free game to be monitored, recorded and used by prosecutors if they help their case.
 
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