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In Lincoln Memorial Academy, et al. v. State of Florida, et al., Florida Magistrate Judge Amanda Arnold Sansone denied the plaintiffs’ motion for sanctions and attorney’s fees against defendants’ attorney Erin G. Jackson, stating “the School Board’s motion to compel and motion for sanctions were legally sufficient and not made in bad faith”. The post Court Rejects Plaintiffs’ Motion for Sanctions Against Defendants’ Counsel for Their Own Sanctions Motion: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on…
Usually, I have either the words “eDiscovery” “Cybersecurity” or “Data Privacy” in the title of my post, but this issue extends far beyond the normal industries I write about. You probably won’t be surprised to hear this, but employee burnout, which was already an issue before the pandemic, has become a huge issue since as this recent article in the Harvard Business Review discusses. The post Feeling Burned Out? You’re Not Alone. What Can Your
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…
In Reed v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Florida Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan denied the plaintiff’s Motion for Sanctions for Spoliation of Evidence as to Body Camera Footage Admitted by Defendant to Exist and Supporting Memorandum of Law failing to preserve the body camera footage of the interview of John Doe, finding that “the plaintiff has not met her initial burden of showing body camera footage of John Doe’s interview ever existed”. The post Same
Last August, when the Fall 2020 edition of Rob Robinson’s semi-annual Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey conducted by ComplexDiscovery came out, I was bemoaning triple-digits temps in Texas. Now, I’m a week past low temps in the teens! So, the first sign of Spring (via the Spring Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey), is a welcome sight too! The post Here’s the Spring Predictive Coding Survey Results from Complex Discovery!: eDiscovery Trends appeared first…
See what I did there? It’s a webcast tomorrow – for today and tomorrow! 😉 Anyway, privilege review and logging have always been a major headache in eDiscovery, but artificial intelligence (AI) tools and methods, when thoughtfully integrated into a litigation workflow, are changing review today—and are poised to make a major impact on the review of tomorrow. Tomorrow’s webcast that will discuss what you need to know about those tools, methods and impacts! The…
How do I know that migrating data through workflows is what eDiscovery is all about? Because it’s reflected in the EDRM model! Most people notice the nine phases from Information Governance through Presentation, but a lot of people don’t notice the shadings at the bottom of the model reflecting diminishing Volume and increasing Relevance as you move data through the life cycle. According to this latest article from Compliance, the workflows for migrating data can…
2021 is a new year, which means, as always, there are new eDiscovery disputes and case law decisions to address them! Tomorrow’s February monthly EDRM webinar of cases covered by the eDiscovery Today blog discusses a wide range of eDiscovery dispute topics, including the case that was so big, it took me two blog posts to cover it! The post Tomorrow’s EDRM Case Law Webinar Has a Wide Variety of eDiscovery Disputes for Discussion!: eDiscovery
Over the years, a lot of people have asked me “Doug, how do you manage to write a blog post every day?” And that was even before I starting writing two of them on many days! If you’ll indulge me this one-day departure from normal eDiscovery related topics (after all, it is my blog!), here’s my inspiration. The post Here’s the Person Who Inspires Me to Write This Blog Every Day: eDiscovery Inspirations appeared first…