The May 2009 issue of the ACC Docket, the magazine of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), is devoted to the subject of litigation: effective management of e-discovery, running large document reviews, litigation holds, managing expenses, etc. Although written for the in-house counsel audience, the issue is nevertheless a gold mine of information for everyone in this business: in-house counsel, law firms, contract attoneys, and e-discovery or litigation vendors. We take note of two of the articles in the issue:…
Archive for August, 2009
Legal holds and preservation are the hot topic at most of the electronic discovery conferences these days. When faced with anticipated or pending litigation or government investigations, corporations have an obligation to preserve potentially relevant evidence, specifically preventing spoliation or the willful or inadvertent destruction or alteration of relevant documents.
What are the legal requirements associated with preserving documents required for e-discovery? How do these requirements differ from those that would normally take place during the regular course of…
This week’s “Top 10 plus …” E-discovery articles from Orange Legal Technologies.
- Strange Times: EDD $ is down 9% but should spike 30% this year - http://tinyurl.com/TCS9823
- The Impact of E-Discovery on Arbitration – http://tinyurl.com/n4aqzs
- ILTA’s Annual Conference-A Not-So-Grimm Fairy Tale: The Conclusion – http://tinyurl.com/nh3gxz
- The Facebook Era is for Business – http://tinyurl.com/n8oxbb
- Is Electronic Discovery Wrong? – http://tinyurl.com/kpcbx9
The Stunning Impact of E-Discovery on IT — the view from the IT department and how they can assist the lawyers
Most of the blogs/web sites/articles about e-discovery that we read on the web are authored by attorneys. One of the points made several times by all the judges on the panels at Legal Tech West Coast (for our coverage click here) was “when you have your meet and confer, know your client’s documentation system and come prepared to talk in detail. Bring the IT folks with you“.
From the IT side there is a general
ESI Bytes is a web site (click here) that provides free resources on electronic discovery and where you can information from the top experts in electronic discovery: Judge Scheindlin, Judge Facciola, Craig Ball, Ralph Losey, Tess Blair, etc. The web site has a wealth of information.
Their purpose is simple: “Our purpose is to be a home to showcase the opinions of experts on