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The Law Of Unintended Consequences: Whether and When Mandatory Disclosure Under Model Rule 4.1(b) Trumps Discretionary Disclosure Under Model Rule 1.6(b)

In 1936, Harvard sociologist Robert K. Merton wrote an article entitled, The Unanticipated Consequences of Purposive Social Action, which sought to explain how and why actions taken for ostensibly clear and desirable purposes may nonetheless lead to negative and unforeseen … Continue reading

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