loading please wait..

Category Archive for: E-Discovery

Attorneys’ Duty to Implement Legal Hold Does Not End After Hitting Send

A lawyer's duty to prevent evidence destruction does not end when they hit send on a legal hold email. Both in-house counsel and outside counsel are responsible for overseeing the implementation of and compliance with legal holds.

Read More →

New Hearsay Rule Addresses “Ancient” ESI and Electronic Evidence

Responding to proliferation of electronic evidence, changes to evidence rules will limit the "ancient documents" hearsay exception to pre-1998 documents.

Read More →

The Dashboard Difference

The use of dashboards for document reviews and other legal matters helps streamline work, gives insight into data, and can help stay on budget.

Read More →

New Rule Permits Self Authentication of Electronic Evidence

Changes to Federal Evidence Rule 902 effective December 1 allow "self authentication" of certain electronic evidence and electronically stored information.

Read More →

Is it OK to Redact Irrelevant Information in Document Discovery?

Generally, irrelevant information may not be redacted from documents produced in litigation unless it is protected from disclosure under another rule.

Read More →

Code of Conduct: Designing Coding Panels for Efficient Document Reviews

Setting up a proper coding panel in document review software may improve the quality and efficiency of a legal document review.

Read More →

5 Search Tricks to Increase Document Review Efficiency

Despite advancement in AI and machine learning in document review software, effective search methods are still important for review efficiency.

Read More →

Federal Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Cheatsheet (Infographic)

Coming to a court near you? An infographic overview of the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) being tested by federal judges in Illinois and Arizona.

Read More →

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.

Read More →

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.

Read More →