Question: What is the criticism of the ABA ethics opinion stating
What is the criticism of the ABA ethics opinion stating that when lawyers are in receipt of protected materials mistakenly sent to them that they should not examine them and instead should follow the other lawyer’s wishes about returning the materials?
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