A prevailing defendant in a business lawsuit could not recover the vast majority of its discovery expenses relating to the collection of electronically stored information, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.Read More »
A 2013 litigation forecast for in-house counsel predicts “no end in sight” for wage and hour litigation, a growing sophistication in trade secret theft and new spoliation challenges in e-discovery.
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Lawyers USA reports on items of interest to solos and small firm attorneys from the annual LegalTech conference, including software that can predict where a case will settle.
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Less than one year after a federal court judge issued a seminal electronic discovery decision blessing the use of computer-assisted review, the technology is already appearing in courts across the country.Read More »
In another example of courts and litigants struggling with the boundaries of discoverability of social media, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a motion seeking to limit a discovery order.Read More »
U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck of the Southern District of New York made headlines earlier this year when he became the first to issue a reported opinion in support of computer-assisted coding and review for electronic discovery.Read More »
Reflecting the always-changing world of technology, electronic discovery presents new challenges for lawyers in 2013. At the forefront: social media evidence, smartphone data and the judicial blessing of a new form of discovery review.Read More »