The best defense

Of course the firm’s chief information officer knows all the emails are stored forever.  So he wouldn’t write bad stuff in email.

Defense Puts Spotlight on Law Firm’s Emails,” Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2015 B3.  Defense argues that “fake income” is a legitimate accounting term.  But he wouldn’t put anything bad in emails. Bankruptcy of Dewey & LeBoeuf.

If you know of the long-term storage of all emails, does that make it more or less likely that you’ll write bad stuff in emails? Is making people more aware a way to “cleanse” the record in advance?

 

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