In a 68-page opinion, Federal District Judge Richard J. Leon of the District of Columbia ruled yesterday in Klayman v. Obama that the NSA's systematic collection of telephone metadata of millions of citizens violates the...more
United States v. Tutt, 2013 WL 5707791 (E.D. Mich. Oct. 21, 2013).
In this criminal case, the court granted the defendant’s subpoena duces tecum for the production of the arresting officers’ personnel files, internal...more
In 1891, Arthur Conan-Doyle wrote a Sherlock Holmes short story entitled “A Case of Identity”. In it, he solves a mystery in part by determining that several different letters were all typed on the same typewriter:
Kwan Software Eng’g v. Foray Techs, LLC, 2013 WL 5487421 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 1, 2013).
In this case, the plaintiff motioned for a default judgment cued to the defendant’s untimely and inadequate production. The plaintiff’s...more
•GHOST/MIRROR: Complete bit by bit copy of a drive. (Not just copying data; actually reproducing the hard drive.)
•LEGACY: Information from older systems no longer actively supported and not easily...more
In our ever-shrinking, interconnected world, it is imperative that legal practitioners establish expertise in international ediscovery law. One of the most dramatic evolutions in ediscovery is occurring in the Asia-Pacific...more
Any attorney who has reviewed documents collected from a client could tell you that email is often the primary way in which people communicate matters of importance. Unfortunately – both for the attorney who has to review the...more
Metadata as blessing and burden -
The settlement agreement I drafted took a lengthy path before it came back to me. My opposing counsel’s assistant opened it first. Then it was forwarded to an associate. The associate...more
The standards for admitting metadata have yet to be codified. If you are trying to get metadata admitted, you should develop the following factors articulated by Edward Edward J. Imwinkelried, a UC Davis law professor and...more