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Category Archive for: E-Discovery

Why Clients Shouldn’t “Self-Select” Documents for E-Discovery

A recent court opinion demonstrates why it is often inadvisable to let data custodians collect their own documents for discovery in litigation.

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How to Automate Privilege Logs With E-Discovery Software

Automation of privilege log creation is a useful feature found in e-discovery software. This article explains the process.

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E-Discovery Software Buyers Guide – 16 Things to Consider

Selecting Ediscovery software for a legal document review project may seem like a daunting task. Here are things to consider when making the purchase.

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What is ECA (Early Case Assessment)?

Early case assessment (ECA) as it relates to e-discovery is a pre-document review analysis of electronically stored information relating to a legal matter.

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What You Need to Know About the FRCP E-Discovery Amendments

A summary of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure recently approved by the U.S. Supreme Court and sent to Congress for final approval.

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Vertical, Horizontal and Global Deduplication Explained

"Deduplication" compares computer files in a data-set and removes or segregates duplicates. Vertical and horizontal are two deduplication methods.

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6 Easy Ways to Review Fewer Documents in E-Discovery

Taking the time to figure out what not to review in an e-discovery project is an important task that saves time, money and promotes efficiency.

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Court Addresses EMR Audit Trails and Peer Review Privilege

Court holds medical audit trails not protected by peer review privilege or work product doctrine because they are created in ordinary course of business.

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The 5 Ws (and 1 H) of ESI Custodian Interviews

The heart of ESI custodian questionnaires and interviews is really just the 5 Ws (and 1 H)-who, what, where, when, why and how.

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May Litigants Depose Court Appointed Expert Witnesses?

As detailed in a recent case, Federal Rule of Evidence 706 permits courts to appoint expert witnesses and states that they may be deposed by any party.

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