E-Discovery

 
 
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    How Insourcing E-Discovery Affects Law Departments And Firms

    Insourcing of e-discovery and other legal functions is more than a trend. It constitutes a major shift in the legal market. Exterro’s 2016 In-House Legal Benchmarking Report found that 77 percent of those surveyed conducted at least...

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  • Creative Places to Find a Smoking Gun

    When it comes to electronic discovery, you never know where the proverbial smoking gun might be hiding. It could be in a smartphone app, a cloud-hosted third-party service or a long-forgotten thumb drive. This article explores several...

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  • Ten Ways to Improve Your Arbitration Clause

    Companies can do better for themselves than the typical boilerplate in the arbitration provisions of their consumer and business contracts, according to attorneys Dawn M. Johnson and Abby L. Risner. “If a specific issue is not addressed...

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    Legal Competence And The Role Of Technological Expertise

    In addition to understanding the technology of their client’s business, lawyers need to understand the technology that is part of their own practice. A majority of states have now adopted some version of the ABA model rule...

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    Privacy Now A Commodity

    The contrast is stark. As some realms become tightly private – e.g. what’s controlled through arbitration or non-disclosure agreements – others, like search and buying histories, are laid bare, although there is no way to find out...

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    E-Discovery New Frontier: The Internet Of Things

    Digital capture of information has moved into areas that were difficult to imagine a generation ago. Information such as how fast someone was driving, when a lawyer was called and by whom, what “Google assistant” overheard someone...

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    Fed Consumer Bureau Sues Law Firm Over Debt-Collecting

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued an Ohio law firm that has a specialty in collecting debts. The firm Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, with 65 attorneys and more than 650 employees, is said to have sent...

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    Billion Dollar Lead Paint Lawsuit Won’t Go Away

    In California, a lawsuit targeting three lead paint manufacturers is at 17 years and counting. Plaintiffs are 10 California cities and counties, mounting an unusual lawsuit under the perennial “nuisance theory.” They won a victory in 2014,...

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  • How Insourcing E-Discovery Affects Law Departments and Firms

    Insourcing of legal services constitutes  a major shift in the legal market. Seventy- seven percent of those surveyed in Exterro’s 2016 In‑House Legal Benchmarking Report said that half or more of their organization’s legal services – legal...

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  • The E-Discovery Imperative

    A conservative estimate suggests 44 zettabytes of data will be produced  annually in the next three years. With over a billion emails sent every day, manually sorting and categorizing data is simply not feasible. That means electronic...

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