Technology

29May2012

Retention Regulations & Hidden Features (Microsoft Program Features)

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Following are a few of the key regulations covering data security, storage and privacy. Some of these regulations run into the hundreds of pages, so they do contain considerably more information than is covered here. EU Data Protection Directive (DPD) Applies to companies with offices in the European Union or which exchange personal data with companies in the EU.
10Jun2011

Ontario Adopts Electronic Filing

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The Toronto courts had a familiar problem. According to Ontario Attorney General Charles Harnic, “The current paper-driven system for filing civil court documents is outdated and costly. With 225,000 documents filed in civil cases each year in Toronto alone, having to go down to court and wait in line-ups to file wastes time,
28Feb2011

Keeping Everyone Informed: Electronic Resources & Case Management

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Once a quarter the Atkinson-Baker Newsletter, Discovery Update,TM features those topics that shape the law itself and its practice. We address a broad variety of topics such as: copyright laws, unpublished opinions, discovery rules, employment law, evidence, expert witnesses, deposition practices, handling of exhibits and many, many more.
19Aug2002

Realtime Court Reporting: How Realtime Can Help You

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Realtime, the instantaneous translation of the court reporter’s stenographic notes into English, first caught broad public attention through its use in the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. Once primarily limited to the major metropolitan areas, its availability has spread throughout the country and we now have hundreds of reporters available to provide you with this service.
07Nov1998

Keeping Your Team Informed: Complex Litigation Tools and Tips

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To effectively manage a case, or group of cases, you will need to provide for rapid, reliable exchange of information with members of your litigation team, with opposing counsel and with the courts. Electronic Filing Sites A number of courts have set up sites, either for a specific set of cases or for general use,