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house Bill H.R. 5546

Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act

What is House Bill H.R. 5546?


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Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act

Official Title

To regulate monitoring of electronic communications between an incarcerated person in a Bureau of Prisons facility and that person's attorney or other legal representative, and for other purposes.

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    IntroducedJanuary 7th, 2020
    Am I understanding this right? It would eliminate a client's right to privacy with their legal counsel over electronic communication such as email. If that's the case I vote no!
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