Question of the Week

What's Your Most Memorable Misdirected E-mail, Received or Sent?


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Recent news that a misdirected e-mail from Pepper Hamilton may have helped confirm a page one New York Times story on a billion-dollar settlement created quite a buzz in journalism and legal ethics communities.

Several commenters at ABAJournal.com debated the decision by the Times to use the information. While others, such as Douglas Laird, recognized the blunder as a cautionary tale, [there] “but for the grace of God go I,” he noted.

This made us wonder…

What’s your most memorable misdirected e-mail, received or sent?

Answer in the comments section below.

Read last week’s question and answers about declaring a moratorium on a work/life balance hog.

Our Favorite Answer From Last Week:

Posted by “R”: “Email. Simply shut down the firm server from 5 pm until 8 am. No one is allowed to send or receive email during that time. No exceptions.”

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