April 26, 2018
Every evolution of ediscovery has launched a new set of exciting technologies, efficient workflows and savvy experts. We have come a long way from the old “check the box” view of discovery in which the main measure of a project’s success was whether it avoided adverse consequences like sanctions. Skilled professionals today know how to plan a project strategically, cull enormous amounts of data into manageable sets, leverage machine learning and other computer analytics and use statistics to prove that the needed documents were indeed found.
March 28, 2018
After the enactment in 2015 of amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e), sanctions for failing to preserve relevant electronically stored information (ESI) could only be considered if a preserving party “failed to take reasonable steps to preserve it.” Since that time, parties have sought to better understand how courts would interpret the phrase “reasonable steps to preserve.” A new case from the shores of one of
March 23, 2018
The federal judiciary recently lost one of its more talented members when United States Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck retired from the bench last month. Throughout his judicial career, Judge Peck was at the forefront on discovery practice issues. Various articles and events have celebrated the advancements his opinions made on eDiscovery law.
March 15, 2018
One of the most watched lawsuits in recent memory involved a key ethical issue of which lawyers should be aware: the dangers of using self-destructing messaging applications. In Waymo v. Uber, tech titans Google (Waymo) and Uber waged an epic battle over the future of self-driving vehicle technology. Waymo (Google’s autonomous vehicle unit) claimed Uber stole its self-driving vehicle technology in order to develop
March 8, 2018
I recently sat for and passed the Relativity Certified Administrator exam. Getting the exam results was a huge relief, as you can imagine. I attribute the results to my general working knowledge of Relativity and method of attack when studying for the exam. While everyone has