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Attorney James Mackler Discusses Email Privacy with Heather Jensen of Channel 2 News
Petraeus investigation brings light to email privacy
Posted: Nov 13, 2012 10:11 PM CST
Reported By Heather Jensen, Reporter
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -
David Petraeus left his job as the head of the CIA amid scandal, and email appears to be his undoing. The FBI began looking into the emails of the highly decorated general in a harassment case turned security breach turned infidelity discovery.
"Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, adultery is a crime. It's a serious offense," said Attorney and Reservist James Mackler. "It can subject a soldier to dishonorable discharge, to up to a year in prison."
Mackler currently works with Bone McAllester Norton law firm in Nashville. He has practiced law for 15 years, four of those years spent in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.