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Rule 1.6 Confidentiality Of Information

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After looking at the American Bar Association web-site the section that had the most applicable content was Rule 1.6. Confidentiality of Information. Some of the main points include “A lawyer shall not reveal information relating to the representation of a client unless the client gives informed consent.” (ABA Model Rules 1:6) I believe this takes precedence over all the other areas because of the strict rules of confidentiality. The health department requires “open records” to be available upon public inquiry. The potential of releasing personal information could prove disastrous. It is required to blackout all person information such as home addresses, telephone numbers and date of births. As for an ethical theory, this could fall in “The
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