February 19, 2019
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Statistical Sampling in Legal Document and Data Reviews

Sampling as a means of quality control became widely used in World War II. The U.S. military used statistical sampling to test bullets before shipping. Obviously, […]
June 20, 2016
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Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”

A federal court in Connecticut recently considered the age-old e-discovery question of how many custodians is too many?   In this particular case, more than nine […]
May 4, 2016

So What’s a “Proportional” Document Request Nowadays?

      As detailed in prior posts (here and here), last year’s amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure emphasize discovery proportionality. Under revisions […]
March 30, 2016

Are Hard Copies and ESI Subject to Different Litigation Production Standards?

  As is often the case in modern litigation, a discovery dispute ensued In Kissing Camels Surgery Center, LLC v. Centura Health Corp., et al. 12-cv-03012-WJM-NYW. (D. […]
January 11, 2016
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E-Discovery Proportionality? Chief Justice Roberts digs it too.

  As we have written about here and here, proportionality is an important e-discovery concept and is front and center in recent amendments to the Federal […]
December 14, 2015

E-Discovery Proportionality for the Busy Lawyer [Infographic]

  In a rush, but dying to learn more about e-discovery proportionality?   Well, then do we have something for you! Below is an infographic outlining […]
May 11, 2015

E-Discovery Proportionality Explained

“Proportionality” is a popular e-discovery buzzword and a concept referenced in federal and state rules of civil procedure. Discovery in litigation should be proportional to the case […]
June 19, 2014

Illinois Supreme Court Rule 201 Amended to Address E-Discovery Proportionality

Amendments to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 201, effective July 1, 2014, are intended to discourage requests for electronically stored information (ESI) that are disproportionate to the […]