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eDiscovery has become of large importance to litigation in the last decade as our lives switched from traditional analogue ways to deeply digital. There is no discounting the value that social media holds in eDiscovery with it becoming a favored form of communication and marketing. In order to understand the implications of social media in litigation, however, we must first understand what, exactly, social media is. The post eDiscovery 101: Social Media appeared first on…
To put it flatly, ESI is used within litigation and can be presented in court as evidence, should a judge decide that it’s necessary to have. Thus, there does not need to be a formal statement saying that certain ESI is going to be collected. As soon as there is anticipation of litigation, all ESI and other evidence that may be relevant to a case must be seized and preserved in order to keep it…
To put it flatly, ESI is used within litigation and can be presented in court as evidence, should a judge decide that it’s necessary to have. Thus, there does not need to be a formal statement saying that certain ESI is going to be collected. As soon as there is anticipation of litigation, all ESI and other evidence that may be relevant to a case must be seized and preserved in order to keep it…
Staying up to date on all things eDiscovery can be a taxing process. You’ll often find yourself having to look up many industry-specific terms and acronyms to get a deeper understanding of them. With our blog series, The A-Z’s of eDiscovery, we wanted to share with you those need-to-know eDiscovery terms to make your life a little bit easier. So, next time you read about or discuss eDiscovery, you won’t need to look up a…
July 9th, 2019 By: Alexander Albert The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees to criminal defendants a set of fundamental rights intended to promote the fairness of criminal prosecutions. Among these entitlements possessed by any defendant are the “right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury”; the right “to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation”; and the right “to have the Assistance of Counsel for his…