Our featured #caseoftheweek on the ACEDS livestream evaluates the ediscovery decisions on Reed v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, 2021 WL 515624 (S.D. Fla. 2021) and the failure to preserve body cam video evidence.   Good morning and welcome to our #CaseoftheWeek for February 23rd, 2021. I am Kelly Twigger, the CEO and founder of eDiscovery Assistant and the principal at ESI attorneys. Through our partnership with ACEDS, each week we select and talk about a different…
Editor’s Note: As highlighted in recently published guidance from the NSA, embracing a Zero Trust security model, and re-engineering an existing information system based on this security model, is a strategic effort that will take time to achieve full benefits. It is not a tactical mitigation response to new adversary tools, tactics, and techniques. However, several recent, highly publicized system breaches have exposed widespread vulnerabilities in systems, as well as deficiencies in system management and…
In Alasaad, et al. v. Mayorkas, et al., Nos. 20-1077 | 20-1081 (1st Cir. Feb. 9, 2021), the First Circuit Court of Appeals in reviewing the district court ruling regarding warrantless device searches at the border did “affirm in part, reverse in part, vacate in part, and remand for the entry of a revised judgment consistent with this opinion” that “the district court erroneously narrowed the scope of permissible searches of such equipment at the…
I wrote a blog post last fall about the grant that Hanzo received from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund and how we were planning to use the funds. These grants seek to support and rebuild businesses in the UK that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For our part, we’re looking for ways that we can extend Hanzo Hold, our purpose-built Slack ediscovery tool, to address the new workplace risks that accompany the abrupt…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell once quipped that his job is “protecting the shield,” a phrase referencing the League’s iconic shield-shaped logo and conveying that he protects the game’s integrity. Perhaps it also means protecting the NFL’s attorney–client privilege. In a coverage dispute with several insurers over costs related to the The post Protecting the Shield: NFL Wins Privilege Dispute with Insurers over Defense of CTE Litigation appeared first on Presnell on Privileges.…
A trial exhibit list is like an athlete. An athlete starts training with the championship in mind, not the next day or the next game.  The preparation and hard work devoted over the months come to fruition heading into the big game. The athlete is conditioned and prepared, only making minor adjustments on the final stretch. How to Create a Winning Trial Exhibit List Draft and implement an ESI Protocol Review the Judge’s Courtroom Procedures…