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The Challenges of Integrating AI-Generated Evidence Into the Legal System

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The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into the legal system heralds a transformative era marked by both innovation and unprecedented challenges. After some lawyers made headlines for submitting legal briefs with...more

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The New Daubert Standard: Implications of Amended FRE 702

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In December of 2023, Federal Rule of Evidence 702 was amended. This provision is commonly known as the Daubert standard. The Advisory Comments state the amendment is only intended to clarify the standard and promote...more

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340B Program Administrative Dispute Resolution Final Rule: Key Takeaways

On April 18, 2024, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a new Final Rule for its oft-criticized 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR)...more

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New ADR Rule to Govern Disputes Between 340B Covered Entities and Drug Manufacturers

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Disputes between 340B Drug Pricing Program-covered entities and the drug manufacturers required to sell outpatient drugs to those entities at discounted prices will be governed by an alternative dispute resolution (ADR)...more

EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

ESI Protocol Dispute – “Modern Attachments” and the “Humpty Dumpty Issue”

In Re: Uber Technologies, Inc., Passenger Sexual Assault Litigation, 2024 WL 1772832 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 23, 2024), resolved a dispute over so-called “modern attachments” based on impressive and comprehensive technical...more

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Mitigating Chain of Custody Risks with Digital Evidence

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If you’re an attorney, a paralegal, an investigator, a law enforcement officer, or even if you just watch a lot of legal dramas on television, you’re likely familiar with the term “chain of custody”....more

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Navigating the Complexities of FRE 502(d) and the Duty to Preserve in eDiscovery

In a recent exploration of the complexities surrounding the FRE 502(d) order and the intricacies of privilege in eDiscovery, we delve into the critical case of Lubrizol Corp. v. IBM Corp. This case shines a light on the...more

Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC

Document Translation Challenges in Modern Litigation

The increasing globalization of business, through Internet-based commerce and the activities of multinational corporations, has made it more likely than ever that litigators in U.S. courts will be confronted with documents...more

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Public vs. Private ESI as Evidence Best Practices

In the evolving landscape of the legal industry, the management of electronically stored information (ESI) has become a focal point of discussion and strategy. With the digitization of records and communications, legal...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Amendment of Federal Rule of Evidence 702 & Impact on Asbestos/Talc Litigation

Federal Rule of Evidence 702 - The admission of expert testimony in federal courts is governed by Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Effective December 1, 2023, Rule 702 was amended to clarify the “preponderance of...more

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Amendments to Federal Rule of Evidence 702 and the Implications for Expert Witnesses

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Effective December 1, 2023, the amendment to the United States Federal Rule of Evidence 702 clarifies and emphasizes existing requirements for the admissibility of expert witness testimony. Overall, the amendment to Rule 702...more

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Authentication of Entire Video When Witness Observed Only Part of the Events Portrayed in the Video

Can a witness authenticate a video if the video contains images that the witness did not see?  In Md. Supreme Court to rule on Baltimore criminal case involving video authentication – Maryland Daily Record...more

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A Non-Expert with Expertise: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Testimony from Highly Sophisticated Professional Employees in...

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Corporate defendants are frequently faced with a quandary—is the company’s highly sophisticated professional employee simply a fact witness or does their anticipated testimony propel them into the world of expert discovery?...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Rules of Evidence Require Weighing Relevance of Evidence Against Potential Prejudice

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the exclusion of a drug patent in a medical malpractice case, finding that the highly technical language of the patent would more likely confuse a lay jury than be...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

EDTX: Bad Faith FRAND Negotiations Warrant Suspension but Not Revocation of Parties’ Obligations Under French Law

The Eastern District of Texas recently addressed two significant issues related to fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) negotiations under French law; namely, whether: (1) an implementer is entitled to damages...more

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Important Changes to Rule 702 and Expert Testimony

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The federal rule of evidence governing expert testimony — Rule 702 — just saw its most significant change in almost 25 years. The new Rule 702, which went into effect Dec. 1, 2023, gives litigants important new tools for...more

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National Mass Torts: 2023 Year in Review

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Sixth Circuit Rejects Overly Ambitious PFAS Class Action - Hardwick v. 3M Co. (In re E.I. du Pont de Nemours), No. 22-3765, 87 F.4th 315 (6th Cir. Nov. 27, 2023) - The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...more

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Federal Rule Amendment Clarifies Requirements for Admitting Expert Testimony

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On December 1, 2023, Federal Rule of Evidence 702 was amended to “clarify and emphasize” that, before expert witness testimony can be admitted, the proponent must satisfy all the rule’s requirements by a preponderance of the...more

Holland & Hart - Your Trial Message

If It Ain’t Broke, and You Fix It, Take Care with What the Jury Learns About It

The adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” carries a special meaning in litigation. It can be one of those classic “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situations: After an injury or other tortious event, if you fix...more

Association of Certified E-Discovery...

Does FRE 502(d) Allow a Party to Shift the Privilege Burden?

[Editor’s Note: This article has been republished with permission. It was originally published December 20, 2023 on the eDiscovery Assistant Blog] In Episode 127, on the ACEDS and eDiscovery Assistant #CaseoftheWeek, Kelly...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Acetaminophen MDL: Judge Excludes All of Plaintiffs’ Causation Experts Pursuant to Newly-Amended FRE Rule 702

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On December 1, 2023, amendments to Federal Rule of Evidence (FRE) 702 geared toward emphasizing and explaining the responsibility of the judge as a “gatekeeper” for expert testimony took effect. On December 18, 2023, one of...more

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“ESI Protocol” v. “Discovery Plan”

“ESI Protocols” are discussed in judicial opinions, articles, webinars, and blogs.  They are flexible and useful; however, they may not meet all of the requirements of Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f).  After a Rule 26(f) conference, that...more

Frantz Ward LLP

Just What I Wanted for the Holidays: Changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence

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There is an adage that lawyers learn the version of the rules of evidence and procedure that are current when they are in law school and then do not look at them again. While that is (hopefully) an exaggeration, it is always...more

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How to Find an Expert Witness

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An expert witness has the potential to make or break a case. An expert witness is a witness who possesses knowledge or experience of a specific field or discipline beyond that to be expected of a layperson. This allows them...more

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Clarifying the District Court’s “Gatekeeping” Responsibility

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Recent Amendments to the Rules Governing Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Federal Rule of Evidence 702 - In litigation, everything ultimately boils down to proof; that is, how the parties prove their claims and defenses....more

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