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Top News Stories of the Week – Aug 1

Discovery Trumps Privacy in CA Supreme Court. A recent California Supreme Court ruling  held that a party’s discovery rights trumped an individual’s privacy rights, bucking a prominent trend to the contrary. Read more here.   The Critical Role of Sampling in Discovery. The courts and cognoscenti agree that sampling can help achieve reasonable and proportional resolutions

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Top news stories of the Week – May 18

VW Seeks to Bar Documents Seized from Jones Day. Volkswagen recently asked Germany’s high court to bar prosecutors from using documents seized from VW’s counsel, Jones Day. Read more here. New Developments with Rule 37(e) Case Law. A recent post details critical new developments in the progression of Rule 37(e)

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Top News Stories of the Week – May 10

New Technology-Assisted Review Case Forbids Search Term Pre-Culling. A new TAR decision is making headlines with a court’s refusal to allow the responding party to pre-cull the data set using search terms. Read more here.    Richmond JOLT Publishes New IG Playbook for Digital Age Threats. The Richmond Journal of Law & Technology recently

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Top News Stories of the Week – April 25

Fitbit Data, Other ESI Belie Husband’s Story about Wife’s Death. A collection of ESI from a Fitbit, email, Facebook, and a home alarm system have called into question a husband’s story about his wife’s death. Read more here. New Lawsuit Claims Bose Snoops on Headphone Users. A newly filed class action lawsuit claims that

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Top News Stories of the Week – April 4

Companies Start Implanting Microchips into Workers’ Bodies. A new LA Times article examines how companies have begun implanting microchips into workers’ bodies for convenience, raising any number privacy concerns. Read more here. The Sedona Conference Publishes New Version of The Sedona Principles for Public Comment. The Sedona Conference has just released for public

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Top News Stories of the Week – March 24

Social Messaging Applications Herald a New Era of Discovery Challenges. A new post spotlights how social messaging applications present a new set of discovery challenges beyond traditional social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Read more here. The Business Justification for Tracking Employees. The Wall Street Journal highlights some of the “not-so-creepy” justifications for

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Top News Stories of the Week – March 16

The Methods Law Firms Use to Evaluate Technology. A recent Q & A with the Director of Practice Support at Reed Smith spotlights how law firms evaluate technology. Read more here. Legal Operations Insights from Google’s Mary O’Carroll. Mary O’Connell, Google’s head of legal operations, recently shared some key insights

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Top News Stories of the Week – March 8

University of Florida Law School to Hold 5th Annual eDiscovery Conference. Recognized for its eDiscovery-based curriculum, speaker series, and leadership under Bill Hamilton, the University of Florida Law School is holding its 5th Annual eDiscovery Conference this month. Read more here. New Discovery Order from U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck. Judge Peck has

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Top News Stories of the Week – March 1

JP Morgan Saves Millions of Dollars through Analytics. JP Morgan uses analytical software to interpret commercial loan agreements, obviating 360,000 work hours previously spent each year by lawyers and loan officers on this task. Read more here. Proskauer Rose Spotlights Importance of Analytics. In an article published by the National Law Review, Proskauer Rose spotlighted

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Top News Stories of the Week – February 15

Founders of Panama Papers Law Firm Arrested. The founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers hacking scandal, were recently arrested by Panamanian law enforcement authorities. Read more here. FTC Closes Investigation into Vizio over Spying Smart TVs. Vizio paid the FTC over $2 million to settle claims that

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