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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…
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…