Read Electronic Discovery updates, articles, and commentary from leading lawyers, law firms, and legal consultants:
The Growing Role of Social Media in Litigation and How to Prepare for It
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)
Information Governance Quickly Coming to the Forefront for Corporations—Recommind’s Nick Patience
Demands of E-Discovery Technology Drives the Creation of New Software
Predictive Coding’s ROI Outpaces Other Processes Even As Technology Costs Rise
Technology and the Law Come Together at Raytheon—Woods Abbott
An E-Discovery Litigator’s Perspective on LegalTech New York 2013
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
How Corporations Are Using Technology to Manage Costs of Discovery
Information Governance Will Replace Predictive Coding As Biggest Trend in E-Discovery—Judge Peck
Proportionality: Why Considering Value of Case Is Important in Discovery—Judge Baylson
Three Key Data Retention Questions
Social Media Workplace Policies
How Lawyers Can Navigate the Current Messy State of EDiscovery
Top 3 Concerns in Data Security
Social Media as Evidence: Challenges & Considerations
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Big Data and the Law
When your Boss is spying on You at Work
LXBN This Week Ep. 2: EEOC on Criminal Records & Transgender Discrimination, BP Oil Spill Arrest, AZ Immigration Law at SCOTUS
Manage your electronic data before facing litigation. Melissa Darigan, Litigation Attorney
Can the United States search your laptop, camera, iPhone/iPad, or other devices at the border? Read this article on the Fourth Amendment rights and exceptions....more
In this issue:
- The Firm’s Ediscovery Team Attorneys
- Case Insights
- Editor’s Corner
- Excerpt from Peerless Industries, Inc. v. Crimson Av, LLC, Case No. 1:11-cv-1768, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...more
Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and...more
In civil discovery, defense lawyers are seeking plaintiff's social media (meanwhile, a defendant-corporation likely has little social media to worry about). BUT, plaintiffs are seeking defendant's e-discovery (which the...more
Cell phones and tablets have become the modern day Swiss Army Knife, the key to survival when navigating the treacherous trails of daily life. Not only can these devices guide you through the vast array of potential...more
Last month, we summarized the N.Y. Supreme Court case, Fawcett v. Altieri, which involved the production of electronically stored social media content. What the post did not address, however, was the simple two prong analysis...more
Today, I gave a CLE presentation at the New York City Bar Association about the ethics of lawyers using social media. This is the PowerPoint presentation for the program. ...more
With the increased use of social media, the laws regarding such have been evolving. Discovery of social media has become routine and can be extremely helpful during the discovery phase of litigation. Now that the use of...more
This article discusses the Patreaus affair from the standpoint of practical email privacy tips for lawyers, law firms, their clients, and families. A brief explanation is provided how emails (or even fake email addresses)...more
Preserving company E-mail that may be relevant in litigation is important for every business. Failure to do so can open a company to liability for breaching the duty to preserve evidence.
Sending a notice to employees who...more
What Does a Child Pornography Case Tell You About Computer Evidence? was published in the November 2012 Palm Beach Bar Bulletin and discusses the recent United States v. Seiver case as well as the simple steps for lawyers,...more
Social media postings, messages and records are subject to discovery in lawsuits. But like other forms of discovery, there are limits.
Courts don’t like fishing expeditions and will use state and federal laws to deny...more
California’s Electronic Discovery Act was signed into law on June 29, 2009, establishing procedures for parties to discover electronically stored information (“ESI”) from opposing parties for use as evidence in state court...more
In a prior column, we discussed the inevitability of technology-related accidents occurring at virtually every company. One particularly common mishap is the loss of customer, client or employee data. These data breaches may...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
On September 7, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California determined that a majority of a Defendant’s discovery request were not reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence...more
The ubiquity of social media is proving to be a goldmine of evidence — but not just for cops and prosecutors. Social media is has begun playing an increasingly important role in family law cases.
While it might be...more
Originally published in Laches (Aug. 2011).
1. SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION IS GENERALLY DISCOVERABLE
Social media has dramatically changed how humans interact with each other and the digital footprint left by...more
This article explains to in-house corporate counsels the risks, benefits, and issues to investigate regarding cloud storage of data....more
Congress has been struggling with cyber security issues for several years, most recently in connection with the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (CSA2012).
CSA2012 is an attempt to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure...more
Part Three in a multi-part series on the topic.
In Part One of this series, we discussed California’s Electronic Discovery Act. Part Two discussed the importance in legal proceedings of electronic information from social...more
Social media continues to be important in litigation, especially in cases where the plaintiff alleges damages for emotional distress or mental injury. Courts are increasingly allowing discovery of the plaintiff's social media...more
In part one of this series, we discussed the issues of security, interoperability and vendor lock-in issues in cloud computing contracts. In this installment, we will discuss the five issues of regulatory compliance,...more
Social media is business media. In 2012, everything from Twitter to Facebook are no longer relegated to the fringe of personal vanity projects. And to wit, company PR, HR, R&D, and every other conceivable department, has...more
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