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Anybody remember the old board game “Clue”? It’s been around so long, even I played it as a kid. Yesterday, I started discussing stakeholders in a typical eDiscovery project by using the board game “Clue” to illustrate those various potential stakeholders. I discussed the first three stakeholders yesterday, here are the remaining three. The post Getting a “Clue” About eDiscovery Stakeholders, Part Two: eDiscovery Best Practices appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
In Livingston v. City of Chicago, Illinois Magistrate Judge Young B. Kim denied the plaintiffs’ motion to force the defendant to either use agreed-upon search terms to identify responsive documents and then perform a manual review for privilege or use TAR on the entire ESI collection with an agreed-upon coding system for responsiveness instead of the defendant’s proposed TAR protocol to use TAR to identify responsive documents from the documents retrieved by the search terms.…
On Tuesday, I started a new series for the Ipro blog regarding the 5 Stakeholder Groups of the IGRM. But, I also recently covered project management best practices for a company training that I did recently and one of the topics within that discussion was eDiscovery stakeholders, where we used the board game “Clue” to illustrate the various potential stakeholders in a typical eDiscovery project. So, here is a two-part series to discuss that! The…
In Talbot v. Foreclosure Connection, Inc., Utah District Judge Clark Waddoups granted the plaintiff’s Motion for Sanctions on the ground that the defendants engaged in discovery abuses, awarding default judgment to the plaintiff in the amount of $18,657.49, as well as attorney’s fees to be determined and a sanction amount of $2,500 to be paid by defense counsel to the plaintiff. The post Court Awards Plaintiff Terminating Sanctions for Defendant’s “Shell Game” Regarding Audio Recording:
It’s eDiscovery Case Law Day! And, “judging” by these cases and the panel, our EDRM October monthly case law webinar is going to be a very interesting discussion! The post “Judging” by the Panel, Our October EDRM Case Law Webinar Should Be Very Interesting: eDiscovery Webinars appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
Today’s weekly blog post for Ipro’s blog begins a new six(!) part series on considering the five stakeholder groups of EDRM’s Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM). Here’s an overview of the IGRM and an infographic that illustrates how complex information governance has become! The post Considering the Five Stakeholder Groups of the Information Governance Reference Model, Overview: Information Governance Best Practices appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
The volume of data stored as audio and video files has grown considerably in recent years. That growth has “mushroomed” in 2020, with so many meetings being conducted and recorded via Zoom and other web conferencing platforms. Discovery of this critical source of evidence can no longer be dismissed. But, what are the challenges and considerations for effective discovery of audio and video files, what do courts expect regarding their discoverability, and how can technology…
Do you think that all of the additional workers forced into remote work because of the pandemic has made organizations more vulnerable? I think we just got an indication that it has – a lot! The post Ransomware Attacks are More Than SEVEN TIMES Higher for First Half of 2020: Cybersecurity Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
Breaking News! Reveal, a global eDiscovery technology company, today announced that George Socha, co-founder of EDRM, has joined Reveal as Senior Vice President of Brand Awareness. With his unrivaled expertise, Socha will help guide development of the product roadmap and will consult with Reveal customers on effective deployment of legal technology. The post George Socha, Co-Founder of EDRM, Joins Reveal: eDiscovery Breaking News appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
In Tate v. City of Chicago, Illinois Magistrate Judge Jeffrey T. Gilbert granted in part and denied in part CBS’s Motion to Quash Defendants’ Subpoenas Duces Tecum. Judge Gilbert granted it to the extent that CBS “need not produce any notes or documents concerning interviews with Plaintiffs or any communications, correspondence, text messages or other messages between individuals at CBS, Plaintiffs, or Plaintiffs’ attorneys”. But, he denied CBS’s motion to the extent “CBS is ordered…