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Category Archive for: Proportionality

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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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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Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”

Judge: producing potentially duplicate documents from additional witnesses not a burden because deduplication features of ediscovery software may be used.

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

Courts are seizing on e-discovery proportionality principles and discovery requests that might have been allowed in the past may no longer pass muster.

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

A Colorado court weighs in on e-discovery objections and whether paper documents are subject to different production requirements than electronic documents.

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E-Discovery Proportionality? Chief Justice Roberts digs it too.

Chief Justice Roberts' annual report describes recent FRCP amendments as a "big deal" and although he likes proportionality, he doesn't like pistol duels.

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E-Discovery Proportionality for the Busy Lawyer [Infographic]

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1) suggests six factors to consider when weighing e-discovery proportionality.

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E-Discovery Proportionality Explained

E-discovery "proportionality" is often an amorphous concept. However, court rules, commentators and case law provide guidance.

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

Illinois Supreme Court Rule 201 is amended to discourage e-discovery requests that are disproportionate to the issues or amount at controversy in a case.

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