E-Discovery

 
 
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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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    An Expert Conversation About “Proportionality”

    E-Discovery software company Exterro convened three experts to discuss a recent case where the concept of “proportionality,” as addressed by Rule 26, played a significant role. The case was Solo v. United Parcel Services in the Eastern...

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    Vermont Case Raises Dicey Question: Are State AG Emails “Privileged”?

    When the Vermont Attorney General’s office was preparing to investigate Exxon Mobil for allegedly hiding its own climate change research, it was exchanging information with the AG’s office in New York state, which had a similar project...

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    Structured Data Analysis In E‑Discovery

    Electronically stored information can be boiled down to two types, unstructured and structured. Lawyers are most familiar with unstructured data (Word documents, emails, PowerPoint presentations, etc.) and often look to these sources to identify the “needle in...

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    Tips To Optimize Your Preservation Process

    Keeping mind that data now exists on multiple platforms, that it’s fluid, changeable and constantly being sent, received, edited, moved and deleted...

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    Insourcing, International Due Diligence And Data-Culling

    In a Q&A, a look at trends in e-discovery and the adoption of e-discovery technologies by both in-house legal departments and law firms.

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    Can FOIA Get To Private Emails?

    What looked like a clear answer in a 2016 appeals court decision was qualified by a federal court earlier this month. The plaintiff says it may file another appeal, and what could become an increasingly important question...

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