E-Discovery

 
 
  • 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...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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