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Ten Things: Record Retention - Policies, Programs, and More...

January is a great time to think about reducing clutter.  Many of us start the New Year with a personal plan to get organized, throw out stuff that no longer matters, and to accumulate less junk going forward.  3,074 more words

Legal

Don’t Be Late and Ineffective with Litigation Holds

The City of New York, 50 unnamed NYPD officers, and the former NYPD Commissioner are involved in a civil rights lawsuit over allegedly issuing summonses without probable cause, violating the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. 1,392 more words

Litigation Hold

Don't Free Fall on the Duty to Preserve

The duty to preserve is a tricky beast. Determining when a party “knew or should have known that litigation was imminent” is often a free fall into analyzing the facts of when a party had notice of a lawsuit. 411 more words

Litigation Hold

Is It Okay To Wipe A Former Employee's Computer?

Court Denies Request for Sanctions for Routine Deletion of Files of Departed Employees: eDiscovery Case Law, by Doug Austin, eDiscoverydaily

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For many employers, it is normal procedure to “wipe” the computer of recently former employees after removing anything not already stored on the employer’s network. 63 more words

Discovery

Put the Brakes on Self-Collection

There is no question that automotive product liability litigation is complex. However, self-collection is never a good idea. The Ford Unintended Acceleration Litigation is a case study on why it is a good idea to use archiving solutions and have expert witnesses conduct data collection. 783 more words

E-Discovery

You Don’t Want Discovery Overdraft Charges

Discovery deadlines matter. Wells Fargo learned that the hard way with producing a relevant email 8 months after the close of discovery. Given the nature of the relevancy to the lawsuit, limited additional discovery was reopened. 534 more words

E-Discovery

How eDiscovery Experts Can Help Fight the Blues

Magistrate Judge Jonathon Goodman knows the value of an expert deposition in complex litigation and B.B. King.

Everyday I Have the Blues

Here is the basic dispute in… 512 more words

E-Discovery