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eDiscovery Rules Applied to Social Media: What This Means in Practical Terms for Businesses
Social media communications and online activity should be thought of as an extension of "electronically stored information" ("ESI") and the discovery rules that apply when a company is in a legal dispute that would trigger a duty to preserve company emails and electronic documents.eDiscovery Certifications: Which One Is Right for You?
From private companies to associations and organizations, litigation support professionals and lawyers have many options to become "certified" in e-discovery. These programs offer different curricula and certification upon completion.
Paying the Price for an Unsuccessful "Meet and Confer"
The "Meet and Confer" is one area in which many litigants still struggle to comply with the FRCP and judges' expectations. With the right attitude, the right information and the right technology and processes, litigants can have a successful Meet and Confer that will help counsel on both sides lower risk and improve litigation workflow from suit to settlement or court.Hunting for Data: Uncovering the Hidden Gems of Structured Data in eDiscovery
Structured data is often part of the information that is relevant to a matter, and it cannot be ignored during discovery. More than that, though, this type of data may contain a treasure trove of information that can be very valuable to a litigator.
Bringing eDiscovery In-house: How Can You Be Successful?
When done correctly, in-house e-discovery offers numerous advantages: cost-savings, more control, and the opportunity to provide better client services.eDiscovery Across Borders I: Practical and Legal Aspects of Multi-Jurisdictional Discovery and Data Collection
In today's business, all information is electronic. Paper may have been heavy, hard to store, and time-consuming to review-but it was a tangible thing, easy to inventory, and it tended to be limited in volume, even in the largest cases. Electronic communication has led to exponential increases in the amount of data that companies store, and the locations where the information is stored.
Have you ever received a call or letter from opposing counsel, "kindly" advising you that they discovered an incriminating photo on your personal injury client's Facebook page that shows your client performing ski jumps at a time when they were allegedly injured and unable to work?
The top 10 mistakes in producing data for discovery -- and how to fix them.
As the one year anniversary of the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) approaches, Kroll Ontrack, a provider of electronic discovery and computer forensics services, today announced a breakdown of the reported electronic discovery opinions from 2007 as well as a list of the year's top five most significant discovery cases.
Lawyers know that technology has encroached on the legal realm and impacts the ways they communicate and do business. But many lawyers may not think about how constantly evolving technology has created new ethical issues in their litigation practice.