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.
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.
Determining what constitutes ESI has direct implications for the overall costs of accessing, collecting, reviewing and producing ESI.
This article explores the e-discovery process from pre-trial conferences to document review and focuses on how close collaboration and open communication between litigation teams and their vendors can bring about cost-effective and tailor-made solutions.
Some of the best e-discovery review best practices are better characterized as the application of real-life lessons.
What you need to know about Big Data and its impact on the electronic discovery of your cases.
For everyone involved in cross-border discovery, the objective is simple: to collect information in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations while serving the client effectively. But though the objective is simple, achieving it is not. There is no substitute for technical and local expertise, and you should be prepared to engage both in order to effectively manage any crisis with cross-border implications.
As more organizations move their information to the cloud, attorneys must understand the potential ethical issues involved in storing data off-site on the Internet.
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, 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.
How do the amendments to the federal rules change the way attorneys practice law?