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Articles about legal technology, legal operations, e-discovery and other related matters of interest.

Does Employer Have a Duty to Preserve Employee’s Personal Cloud Storage

Depending on court, duty to preserve data in employee's personal cloud may arise if employer has "practical ability" access it or a "legal right" to info.

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Civil Discovery in Federal Court– Hello Rocket Docket?

Federal courts in Arizona and Illinois are testing the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot requiring accelerated discovery in civil cases.

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A Discovery Dispute Makes the Big Time (SCOTUS!)

The United States Supreme Court weighs in on sanctions for discovery misconduct. But, does it mean anything for e-discovery enthusiasts?

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Raise Spoliation Before Summary Judgment (or Forever Hold Your Peace)

If evidence spoliation is suspected, it might be best to bring it to the court's attention before responding to a summary judgment motion.

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A Privilege to Serve? Attorney-Client Privilege, In-House Counsel & Whistleblowing

A conflict is brewing between state and federal courts involving in-house counsel, whistleblowers and the use of attorney-client privileged information.

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Litigation Hold Triggers and the Duty to Preserve Evidence

Implementing a legal hold to preserve relevant information is required upon a credible threat of litigation and preservation efforts must be reasonable.

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E-Discovery Ethical Conundrums (In-House Counsel Edition)

A look at a few rules of professional conduct that might apply when in-house counsel must deal with e-discovery projects.

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6 Things We Learned About Legal Tech & E-Discovery in 2016

Six developments in legal technology and e-discovery law from 2016.

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California Legal Ethics Update: State Bar Opinion on Attorney Blogging

Is attorney blogging a “communication” subject to rules regulating attorney advertising? The State Bar of California weighs in.

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IL Case Law Update: Inspection of Litigant’s Hard Drive and Discovery Proportionality

An Illinois court offers guidance on when it is appropriate for a litigant to search an adversary's computer and weighs in on e-discovery proportionality.

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