E-Discovery

 
 
  • In-House Privilege “More Difficult” Says Fed Court

    A recent decision from a federal district court in Louisiana provides a “ short but instructive privilege opinion for in-house lawyers,” writes Todd Presnell in his Presnell on Privileges blog. Privilege is more difficult to apply in-house,...

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  • Court Oks Privilege For Non-Attorney Emails

    A recent opinion from the Northern District of Illinois sided with defendant Experian, in a case where a plaintiff wanted to see email exchanges involving Experian non-attorney employees. The question in this matter devolved, in part, to...

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  • Harvey Weinstein Sues To Get His Own Emails

    Ex movie-mogul Harvey Weinstein has sued his former company to regain access to his email account, as well as his own employment file. Weinstein is the founder and was co-chair of Weinstein Company Holdings LLC, until getting...

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  • Managing Corporate Data in the Era of Mobile Tech and the Internet of Things

    The increase in data has serious legal implications for American businesses in the areas of data security, e-discovery, and recordkeeping. Without good data management, enterprise data can become a liability. At any time, a business’s data could...

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  • Q&A on E-Discovery

    The increased use of technology in the workplace has added to the complexity of e-discovery. Relevant, discoverable information may be on a computer, on a mobile device or in the cloud. Identifying, finding and preserving all of...

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  • Little Noted SCOTUS Decision Cheers Defense Lawyers

    A little noticed Supreme Court decision from earlier this year could have a significant impact in discovery disputes, by defining an important limit on the “inherent authority” power of a judge to impose sanctions.

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  • Fed Court Applies U.S. Privilege To An Internal VW Investigation

    U.S. lawyers from Jones Day had conducted an internal investigation for Volkswagen as part of their representation of the company in its dealings with U.S. authorities, following the emissions scandal. Plaintiffs in a lawsuit in Germany wanted...

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  • Ancient Documents, Hearsay and Upcoming Changes

    Controlling the burgeoning costs of e-discovery was a prime driver behind the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Under the radar during the same time period, there was activity by the Judicial Conference Advisory...

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  • Proposed Law A Game-Changer For IoT Security

    Taking a backdoor approach to a looming cybersecurity problem, legislation proposed by a bipartisan group of senators would impose significant obligations on government contractors who supply an “internet-connected device.” An analysis of the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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  • Finding An E-Discovery Smoking Gun

    In e-discovery, you never know where you’re going to find the proverbial smoking gun. It could be in a smartphone app, a cloud-hosted third-party service or a long-forgotten thumb drive. An article in Today’s General Counsel look...

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