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Court Adds Some of the Custodians Requested by Plaintiffs to Discovery, But Not All: eDiscovery Case Law

In Mann, et al. v. City of Chicago, et al, Nos. 15 CV 9197, 13 CV 4531 (N.D. Ill. Sep. 8, 2017), Illinois Magistrate Judge Mary M. Rowland granted in part and denied in part the plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel the defendant to...more

Google Goes 0 For 2 in its Request for Review of SCA Warrant Cases: eDiscovery Case Law

As Tom O’Connor and I discussed last week in our ACEDS webinar Key eDiscovery Case Law Review for First Half of 2017, Google was ordered earlier this year to produce foreign stored emails by judges in California and...more

“Primed” to Learn About Rule 34 of the FRCP? Here’s a New Primer from The Sedona Conference: eDiscovery Best Practices

As Tom O’Connor and I discussed last week in our ACEDS webinar Key eDiscovery Case Law Review for First Half of 2017 (here’s a link if you missed it), we’re seeing lots of cases that relate to disputes associated with Rule 34...more

Court Grants Lesser Sanctions Against Defendant for Various Discovery Issues: eDiscovery Case Law

In New Mexico Oncology v. Presbyterian Healthcare Servs. No. 1:12-cv-00526 MV/GBW (D.N.M. Aug. 16, 2017), New Mexico Magistrate Judge Gregory B. Wormuth, detailing numerous defendant discovery deficiencies alleged by the...more

Here’s a Factor That Can Reduce the Potential for Account Hacks: Cybersecurity Best Practices

The data breaches just keep coming.  Equifax is the latest hacking victim to a tune of 143 million US customers – approximately 44 percent of the population.  Perhaps if they, and other organizations recently breached, had...more

Sometimes, the Data You Receive Isn’t Ready to Rock and Roll: eDiscovery Best Practices

Having just encountered a similar situation with one of my clients, I thought this was a topic worth revisiting.  Just because data is produced to you, it doesn’t mean that data is ready to “rock and roll”....more

[Webinar] Holy ****, The Case is Filed! What Do I Do Now? - September 27th, 12:00pm CT

The first days after a complaint is filed are critical to managing the eDiscovery requirements of the case efficiently and cost-effectively. With a scheduling order required within 120 days of the complaint and a Rule 26(f)...more

The DOJ is the Latest to Learn that Redactions Aren’t as Straightforward as You Think: eDiscovery Best Practices

I keep thinking that all attorneys, especially those in large corporations, large law firms and federal agencies, understand best practices associated with performing redactions.  Once again, I find that is evidently not the...more

Nebraska is the Twenty Eighth State to Adopt Duty of Technology Competence: eDiscovery Trends

One of my favorite legal blogs is the LawSites blog by Bob Ambrogi. Bob is a prolific blogger who writes several posts a week, not only on his LawSites blog, but also on MediaLaw, and he co-authors Law.com’s Legal Blog...more

Court Grants Defendant’s Request for $18.5 Million in Attorney Fees and Costs: eDiscovery Case Law

In Procaps S.A. v. Patheon Inc., 12-24356-CIV-GOODMAN, 2014 U.S. Dist. (S.D. Fla. Aug. 17, 2017), Florida District Judge Jonathan Goodman, in a very lengthy ruling, granted the defendant’s supplemental motion for attorney’s...more

Ten Items to Keep in Mind When Considering Cloud Providers: Cybersecurity Best Practices

In my webcast discussion with Tom O’Connor yesterday, we had a terrific discussion of several pros and cons of both on-premise and off-premise (cloud) eDiscovery technology solutions as well as other factors to consider...more

Defendant’s Request for Social Media Data is Reasonably Calculated to Be Overbroad: eDiscovery Case Law

In Ehrenberg v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., No. 16-17269 (E.D. La. Aug. 18, 2017), Louisiana Magistrate Judge Janis van Meerveld, rejecting the defendant’s request for the plaintiff’s social media data as “reasonably...more

Lessons to Be Learned from the Wells Fargo eDiscovery Inadvertent Disclosure: eDiscovery Best Practices

When you’re a lawyer and you find out that you’ve inadvertently produced client confidential information in litigation, it’s a bad day. When you find out that confidential information is personal information on thousands of...more

Court Denies Plaintiff’s Request for Defendant’s Source Code Production: eDiscovery Case Law

In Congoo, LLC v. Revcontent LLC, et al, No. 16-401 (MAS) (D.N.J. Aug. 10, 2017), New Jersey Magistrate Judge Tonianne J. Bongiovanni, finding that the plaintiff “has not met its burden of demonstrating that production of the...more

Potential Topics for Your 30(b)(6) Witnesses: eDiscovery Best Practices

I was talking to a client the other day about having to prepare their 30(b)(6) witness for a case, so I thought I’d revisit this topic… When it comes to questions and potential issues that the receiving party may have...more

Think That Your Firm Isn’t Subject to GDPR? You May Be Wrong About That: eDiscovery Trends

We’re getting closer and closer to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standard designed to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It goes...more

Citing SCA, Court Denies Motions to Compel Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to Produce Emails: eDiscovery Case Law

In PPG Indus., Inc. v. Jiangu Tie Mao Glass Co., Ltd., No. 2:15-cv-965 (W.D. Pa. July 21, 2017), Pennsylvania District Judge Mark R. Hornak denied the plaintiff’s Motions to Compel third parties Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to...more

New Report from The Aberdeen Group Cites Lack of Advanced Technologies, Offers Recommendations: eDiscovery Trends

While recovering from ILTACON and Vegas, I found an interesting report with some interesting statistics and observations from The Aberdeen Group about how many organizations are handling eDiscovery and what they could be...more

Thursday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

As noted Monday, Tuesday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting...more

Wednesday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

As noted Monday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week...more

Tuesday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

As noted yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the...more

Time for ILTACON 2017: eDiscovery Trends

The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (known as ILTACON) kicked off yesterday with several networking events, and begins in earnest today with the first day of sessions. ...more

Plaintiff Sanctioned for Spoliation of Evidence in His Case Against Taylor Swift: eDiscovery Case Law

In Mueller v. Swift, No. 15-cv-1974-WJM-KLM (D. Colo. July 19, 2017), Colorado District Judge William J. Martinez ruled that “Plaintiff’s loss or destruction of the complete recording of the June 3, 2013 conversation [between...more

Retired NIST Expert Says His Advice on Creating Passwords was Wrong: Cybersecurity Best Practices

If you’re a person who takes password security seriously and followed advice to create passwords that use a combination of lower and upper case letters, numbers and special characters to foil hackers, good for you. ...more

[Webinar] On Premise or Off Premise? A Look at Security Approaches to eDiscovery - August 30th, 12:00pm CT

Today, when consumers are considering their eDiscovery technology choices, there are more factors to consider than ever. In addition to considering the functionality of the software application, you now also have to consider...more

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