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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…
July 9th, 2019 By: Mary Beauchamp Truth is the path to God—only it brings us to Him. Attending a faithful Christian college provides a clear opportunity for finding Truth, and in turn, transforming students into humble yet powerful leaders that the world can depend on. This opportunity is one that I long for. It is true Christian colleges are not safe havens from suffering, but they encourage students to seek Truth through God above all…
July 9th, 2019 By Jennifer Grecco I have, through academic and work settings, seen firsthand the positive outcomes that pro-bono I have, through academic and work settings, seen firsthand the positive outcomes that pro-bono work has done for the criminal justice system. And, I was first confronted with this realization as a young girl, inquisitive and curious to learn. I had long thought about who lived behind the barbed wire fencing at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, a maximum-security…
July 5th, 2019 By: Alissa Danielle Langbehn It often seems like future students and potential employers discredit those who went to a Christian based university or college. They often look at the large, public universities that are well known and assume that those students receive a better education. While many of these large schools do offer an amazing educational experience, there is a little bit of something that is missing. This little bit of something can…
Industry-specific articles use jargon and acronyms that can be intimidating at first glance. We wanted to make eDiscovery a little easier to understand, so we created this blog series to take you through the most common terminology used in the eDiscovery world. Media: Media is the kind of device used to store electronic information. Hard drives, backup tapes, and DVDs are all examples. Meet & Confer: This is a required conversation in federal courts at…
e-Discovery news is everywhere, and when you read it, it can sometimes feel like information overload from all the industry specific jargon and acronyms. What good is reading information if you don’t understand what’s being said? We wanted to take you through the most common terminology from A to Z used in the eDiscovery world in this series of blog posts. Early Case Assessment (ECA): This includes a variety of tools or methods for investigating…