Tagged with: Litigation Support
5 Legal Hold Headaches and How to Cure Them
This blog was originally published in the Relativity blog on June 4, 2015 by Nik Balepur. Whether you manage the intricate needs of a litigious company or see litigation only as a rare and unfortunate surprise, placing custodians on a legal hold is no simple task. As a United States district court ru...
Rule 1, 16, 26, 34, 37: FRCP Amendments Pertaining to eDiscovery
This post explains the FRCP amendments pertaining to eDiscovery and how they improve cooperation, proportionality and provide uniform rules for preservation. Recently, I was privileged to be included on a panel to discuss the 2015 FRCP Amendments. The panel was hosted by the American Bar Association as a part of...
UTC, GMT, ESI and eDiscovery: It's About Time
This post explains the UTC time standard, how it differs from GMT, and why it is best practice to process and produce ESI in UTC for eDiscovery. As the world continues to mature into a global economy, the likelihood of eDiscovery spanning multiple time zones becomes more likely than ever...
Guide to Using Analytics Technology During Discovery
This guide defines the different analytics tools available and explains which types of cases would be best suited for the application of each technology. This post was originally published in January of 2015 in an effort to bring clarity to the options legal teams have when choosing analytics technology and has...
eDiscovery Update: May the eDiscovery Force Be With You!
This blog was originally published in the Daily Record.I was one of the millions of lucky nerds who saw the movie on opening day. I had high expectations and couldn’t wait to experience some of the magic from my childhood, when I was first introduced to the Force an...
5 Ways to Reduce Your eDiscovery Costs (and Data Set) + Infographic
This article, originally published in The Daily Record, was updated on October 30, 2015. There is no question that electronic discovery can be expensive, but is there a way to make it less so? By now most of us are familiar with the results of the Rand Corporation’s study which indicated th...
How to Document Your Chain of Custody and Why It's Important
The collection process is the crux of any investigation, and the most important step in any collection is documentation. Proper documentation and the ability to validate the findings are essential when a matter goes to trial, especially when the duration of a case lasts for months or years. Evidence that...
Near-Duplicate Detection Finds Documents No One Thought Could be Found
Expert consultants (inexpensively) apply analytics to find documents that would not have been found through traditional review and client saves $134,955. Legal teams often come across important documents from third-party sources or other matters requiring a content comparison in order to identify similar or duplicate documents within their client’s ESI. In...
5 Discovery Analytics Workflows for Small Cases
This post depicts five analytics workflows that will reduce, or possibly even eliminate, document review in the typical case under 100,000 records. While it is true predictive coding and technology assisted review are better suited for cases with more than 100,000 document records, there is a common misperception that only large and...
How to Recover Deleted Emails with PST File Corruption
Corrupting, then immediately repairing, a PST file in hopes of recovering deleted emails may sound counter-intuitive, but here is why it makes sense. When it comes to eDiscovery, how far is too far? For example, if there is an easy method for potentially recovering deleted files, should this be incorporated...
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Posted November 16, 2017
5 Workflow Tips for Conducting a Foreign Language Review
Posted November 10, 2017
What You Need to Know About Managed Review and the eDiscovery Process
Posted November 02, 2017
7 Steps to Help You Defensibly Migrate eDiscovery Data
Posted October 27, 2017
CLE Webinar with Lewis Brisbois: How to Do Social Media Collection and Presentation Right
Posted October 26, 2017
Despite Clawback, Defendant’s Reckless Abandon of Rule 502 Bites Back
Posted October 20, 2017
How to Use the eDiscovery PST Export Tool in Office 365 E3
Posted October 12, 2017
Recent eDiscovery Cases for Mobile Phones and Social Media
Posted October 05, 2017
Raising Objections to the Format of ESI Productions: Do it Early and Do it Clearly
Posted September 27, 2017
5 Reasons eDiscovery Alternative Fee Models Make Sense for You
Posted September 22, 2017
Why it's Crucial to Have a Corporate Mobile Device Policy