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Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
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The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
How This Investment Firm Hopes to Revolutionize Litigation in America
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Polsinelli Podcasts - Jury or Bench Trial? A Business Litigation Survival Guide
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A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 45, Interview with Justice Ken Wise
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Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct requires that all lawyers provide “competent representation to a client.” In August 2012, the ABA added new language to Model Rule 1.1, comment 8:
To maintain the...more
In a decision recently designated as “informative” and addressing the issue of using footnotes to cite to a 200-plus-page declaration to support conclusory statements in an inter partes (IPR) review petition, the Patent Trial...more
I attended LegalTech 2015 this year in New York. It was a great seminar and another well done project by ALM.
One wrinkle, though....more
(excerpt from soon to be published "Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It" by Melody A. Kramer)
Lawyers cannot do "simple." This complaint comes over and over again in different iterations. Lawyers write...more
I recently had the pleasure of giving a presentation on demonstrative graphics for the State Bar of California’s Employment Law Division in San Francisco. In giving this presentation, I wanted to make sure it was not simply...more
Apple’s recent victory over Samsung in their patent infringement case had to be one of the most closely watched intellectual property cases ever, and trial graphics played a decisive role in shaping juror and public opinion....more
Predictive Coding - what it is; when to use or not to use it; four hot cases that you MUST know about; comparing predictive coding workflow protocols; and getting a court to grant your predictive coding motion; are all...more
How to avoid committing legal malpractice when filing court documents electronically....more
The advice I often give to recent law graduates is, in a nutshell: Get tech savvy. Develop skills in information design and presentation. Become a whiz with document management. Find your inner geek streak. At a time when...more
Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ ‘s design philosophy was “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Beginning with interactions at Vanderbilt Law School with law professors and continuing with on campus and off campus interviews...more
On December 13, 2011, Congress held a hearing to discuss the rising costs of civil discovery, labeled, “The Costs and Burdens of Civil Discovery.” The purpose of the hearing was to inform Congress about the progress the...more
Paper vs Electronic Documents
Since 2006 the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure require producing not just paper but all electronic documents and data for trial. Defendants and their counsel must carry out this duty to...more
Law firms and legal departments are not harnessing the power of predictive coding and analytical technologies that can create substantial value for their clients in e-discovery. Their economically unsustainable model is based...more
Marc Jenkins will be presenting “Managing Electronic Discovery Costs and Risks Through Effective Notification and Communication with Vendors and Subcontractors” at the 2011 BlueCross BlueShield Association National Summit at...more
LONDON (September 29, 2010) – UNIFIED OS Ltd and Project Counsel SCS announced today the launch of their new document review center in London. The center is located in heart of the city in the UNIFIED corporate...more
Developed in conjunction with industry expert and commentator Tom O'Connor, the attached 35 slide presentation covers key considerations in the area of ethics and eDiscovery. Key points covered in this presentation...more
ESI—Electronically Stored Information. FRCivP now requires an early conference among attorneys to discuss and plan discovery, including ESI.
The Internet and ESI makes discovery easier, but also increases the volume...more
Where to get more information on PDF/A, the new required format for electronic filings in the CM/ECF system. ...more
Our court reporting firm is often asked to provide streaming services at depositions. Attorneys and/or expert witnesses at remote locations are able to log onto a url and can participate by seeing and hearing the proceedings....more
In this issue of the Bizilaw Newsletter, we introduce -
A. The launch of a new Litigation Technology & Support division in Bizibody . Headed by Serena Lim, this new division aims to help litigation lawyers harness...more
So you’ve heard all the great cost effective and time saving benefits of managing your law practice online (also known as a virtual law firm), and you start researching your options. All of a sudden you’re reading articles...more
Dallas family-law specialist Jimmy Verner has provided a new incentive for Blackberry users to switch to an iPhone with VernerLegal's release of two applications directly relevant to Texas appellate lawyers: Texas Litigation...more
The Defendants in Valeo Elec. Sys. v. Cleveland Die & Mfg. Co., brought a motion to compel the Plaintiffs to organize their electronically stored information production into 28 specific categories to match the Defendants’...more
A simple graphical overview of the sequence and chronology of FRCP 26(f) "Meet and Confer".
Current case examples of social networking in litigation....more
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