Category Archives: eDiscovery

The FBI Has Clinton’s Email Server. Now What?

Originally published by Wired. Article includes a quote from DriveSavers CSO, Michael Hall. IT STARTED WITH a bad joke. When asked by reporters if her server had been wiped, the leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shot back: “What, like with a cloth or something?” Ha! You know, like dust. She then proceeded not to answer … Continue reading The FBI Has Clinton’s Email Server. Now What?

Ethics opinion: Assess risks before releasing electronic files

Originally published by California Bar Journal. By Amy Yarbrough Staff Writer Attorneys not sure how to respond to e-discovery issues should either read up, work with an expert or decline to take the case to avoid possible misconduct, according to a recent ethics opinion. In an advisory opinion issued June 26, the State Bar’s Standing Committee … Continue reading Ethics opinion: Assess risks before releasing electronic files

BYOeDD (Bring Your Own eDiscovery Disaster)

Originally published by Nuix. There are more active mobile devices in the world than human beings—and at least 3 billion of those devices are smartphones. The volume of data these devices generate daily is staggering. They have evolved from “dumb” phones into pocket computers and ultra-thin tablets that can access multiple data streams, including corporate networks, … Continue reading BYOeDD (Bring Your Own eDiscovery Disaster)

eDiscovery Rules Applied to Social Media: What This Means in Practical Terms for Businesses

  Originally published by FindLaw. By Michelle Sherman Companies are on social media. They are interacting and connecting with customers through Facebook, Twitter and blogs. In a study last year, numbers on the conservative side show that 65% of Fortune Global 100 companies have active Twitter accounts, and 54% have Facebook fan pages. One third of … Continue reading eDiscovery Rules Applied to Social Media: What This Means in Practical Terms for Businesses

4 Survival Tips For Legaltech West Coast

Originally published by Legaltech News. Legaltech West Coast is right around the corner. Check out these ideas for making the most of it. Legaltech West Coast is right around the corner, on July 13 and 14, in San Francisco. Whether it’s your first visit to this conference or your eleventh, check out these ideas for making … Continue reading 4 Survival Tips For Legaltech West Coast

How to Handle Anonymously Received but Privileged Documents

Originally published by Compelling Discovery. What do you do if you receive documents from an anonymous source that contain privileged information from your adversary? That is the question Merits Incentives, LLC v. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 63, 262 P.3d 720 (2011) addressed and it is still a topic that occasionally arises even for me. … Continue reading How to Handle Anonymously Received but Privileged Documents

Discovering Deflategate: What Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, and the NFL Can Teach Us about eDiscovery

Originally published by The Relativity Blog. By David Horrigan When most of us tell friends and family we work in eDiscovery, we often get befuddled looks. Even many of our legal colleagues think of eDiscovery the way they think of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics or the Rule Against Perpetuities—undecipherable, complex, and best avoided at all costs. However, … Continue reading Discovering Deflategate: What Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, and the NFL Can Teach Us about eDiscovery

Fitbits, Wearable Tech, and the Impending eDiscovery Deluge

Originally published by FindLaw. By Mark Wilson, Esq. The eDiscovery revolution begun in the late ’90s continues unabated, but wearable data-collecting devices like the Fitbit present a new and interesting problem for electronic discovery. Anything You Wear May Be Used Against You in a Court of Law You can probably imagine the myriad scenarios in which … Continue reading Fitbits, Wearable Tech, and the Impending eDiscovery Deluge

3 Mistakes Lawyers Make Responding to ESI Requests

Originally published by FindLaw. By Mark Wilson, Esq. Electronic discovery is the name of the game these days as more and more people and companies store their stuff in the form of bytes, not pages. That means that lawyers need to know how electronic discovery works (and in some places, that’s an ethical requirement). Even so, … Continue reading 3 Mistakes Lawyers Make Responding to ESI Requests

Hidden Gold in Governance

Originally published by California Lawyer. by Susan Kuchinskas | May 2015 The discipline known as information governance has risen in visibility and application over the past year. And the bigger a law firm is, the more data it generates and stores-and must control and keep safe. Smaller firms may have more difficulty than larger ones in … Continue reading Hidden Gold in Governance