• Secret Recordings, Part 2: Still a Bad Idea

    … By Fiona Anderson. Earlier this year, I blogged about whether it was legal to record conversations without letting the person being recorded know the recording was happening. Yes, it’s legal, since only one person in the conversation needs to consent, and that would be the person doing the recording. (If the person doing the recording…

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  • Secret Recordings: Legal, but ill advised?

    … By Fiona Anderson. “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” United States president Donald Trump famously tweeted on May 12, 2017, days after firing Comey from his job as Director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation. If that was meant to silence Comey, it had…

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  • Recorded Deed With Phony Acknowledgement Is Ineffective

    … deed to herself and Deborah as trustees ostensibly passed good title to the Lexington property. Deborah may have won this battle, but the war apparently isn’t over. In a footnote, the Appeals Court mentions that Harold Jr. has filed a separate Land Court case alleging that Ethel’s November 2001 deed was the product of undue influence. Stay tuned. …

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