The Discovery Update November 2016

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The Discovery Update November 2016

  • Sheila Atkinson-Baker
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From the President

 

Hello,

With Thanksgiving approaching, I would like to express my appreciation for your loyalty and support this past year.  Our goal is to take the pressure off by handling your court reporting, interpreter, and video needs with responsiveness and ease for you.  I hope this has been your experience.  It is my mission to make this happen.

Best wishes for a great holiday!

Sheila Atkinson-Baker

 

Building a Better Playlist with Technology-Assisted Document Review

By Brett M. Anders and Rick Anderson

From Pandora and Netflix to Amazon and LinkedIn, the websites and apps we use daily have a way of sneaking into our brains.  Sometimes it seems as if our Pandora and Netflix accounts know us better than we know ourselves and can build a better playlist than we can.  If an algorithm can understand our entertainment and purchasing preferences, think what it could do if it understood the work of a lawyer.  In fact, that remarkable predictive potential is not limited to consumer applications.  Forward-thinking attorneys and law firms are cautiously embracing artificial intelligence in the data-intensive exercise of document review.

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Five Discovery Trends to Watch in 2016

By Steve McNew and Dustin Sachs

The most recent attempt to reduce scope and cost of discovery is reflected in the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that became effective December 1, 2015.  While the new amendments meaningfully focus on reducing costs associated with high volumes of data, there are other emerging concerns which continue to push the boundaries of reasonableness, costs, and risk that companies need to be aware of.

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BUILDING A BETTER PLAYLIST WITH TECHNOLOGY-ASSISTED DOCUMENT REVIEW

FIVE DISCOVERY TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2016

WHY MORE LAWYERS ARE LISTENING TO PODCASTS

DEPOSITION QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD (ALMOST) ALWAYS USE

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

Technology Competence for Lawyers: An Ethical Mandate

Databases in Discovery

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Why More Lawyers Are Listening to Podcasts
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Deposition Questions You Should (Almost) Always Use
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2016 ABA Tech Survey Shows Increase in Attorney Use of iPhones, iPads
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Trial by iPad
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