E-Discovery

Gun-Tracing In The U.S Is From Another Century

It’s no accident the U.S. has an archaic system for tracing guns, according to documentary film maker David Freid, whose work on the subject is…

Data And Business Litigation

Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in…

You Have The Right To Confront Your Accuser. What If Your Accuser Is An Algorithm?

In criminal proceedings it’s become increasingly common for software-based technology to be used in garnering or processing evidence, or to calculate a sentence. Defense attorneys…

In-House Counsel Control of Technology and Review

In-house litigation counsel are faced with the dilemma of how to do more with less, and at a lower cost. Some are managing these dual…

Deal Lawyers Take Note: Allies In Aborted Acquisition Find Their Diligence Wasn’t Privileged

A third party, claiming it has been maligned, sued the two partners and said it wanted to see their communications leading up to their decision to back out.

Faster, Cheaper, Smarter: The Future of AI in E-Discovery

AI found its way into the legal process as part of a complex but still circumscribed function: document review in the context of e-discovery. But…

Houston School District Must Pay $9.2 Million In Copyright Suit

The Houston Independent School District, the largest in Texas and one of the largest in the U.S., has lost a copyright infringement lawsuit and must…

Employees, Agents And The Attorney/Client Privilege

Even though attorney-client privilege is the oldest of evidentiary privileges, many privilege issues remain unresolved, particularly as they relate to in-house representation. Recently two state…

E-Discovery Software That Cracked The Biggest Law Firm Leak In History

It’s been three years since the Panama Papers were released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). What was a nightmare for one law…

Study: 40 percent Of Used Storage Drives Weren’t Wiped

If you decide to donate used computer equipment to a good cause, or otherwise pass it on, don’t assume the hard drive is going to…

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