The Discovery Update February 2018

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The Discovery Update February 2018

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From the President

Hello,

This issue of the Discovery Update covers e-discovery trends to watch for in 2018.   I really like this selection of articles, curated specifically for you.  There is advice for everyone, from the novice to the expert in e-discovery matters.

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Best,

Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Checklist of Top 10 E-Discovery Trends for 2018

By Brad Harris

Tips to Empower Corporate Legal Teams to Achieve More Litigation Response Success in the Year Ahead

Are you ready for where e-discovery is going in 2018? Whatever your litigation process maturity level — what we call e-discovery archetypes — here are tips you can use to build your 2018 success plan.

Corporate e-discovery is evolving fast. The proliferation of electronically-stored information (ESI), new threats to cybersecurity, updates to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and innovations in cloud-based automation software are changing the way corporate litigation is managed and won.

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Should Lawyers Bother Reviewing the Raw e-Discovery?

By George Khoury

At this point, nearly every attorney out there has received a flash drive or CD/DVD-ROM filled with files in response to a request for production. These days document productions are even exchanged via email.

While most of the time getting discovery in electronic format is convenient for everyone, some e-discovery, like an image of a hard drive for a consumer electronic device like an iPhone, can be thousands of pages long and contain pages upon pages of incomprehensible gibberish. Reviewing all that raw data might seem like a waste of lawyer time, but can you, in good conscience, never even open the file before assigning a support staff to review or sending it out? Do you really need to review the raw e-discovery, or can you just wait for the summary report?

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CHECKLIST OF TOP TEN E-DISCOVERY TRENDS FOR 2018

SHOULD LAWYERS BOTHER REVIEWING THE RAW E-DISCOVERY?

NEED TO KEEP YOUR E-DISCOVERY TEAM MEMBERS ON THE SAME PAGE? USE A DISCOVERY REPORT.

ABA PROJECT WILL USE E-DISCOVERY SOFTWARE TO IDENTIFY WRONGFUL CONVICTION TRENDS

WHAT LEGAL PROFESSIONALS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT E-FILING

THE CONVERGENCE OF GRC AND E-DISCOVERY

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

Databases in Discovery

Cutting Costs and Mitigating Risk with Information Governance 

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Need to Keep Your e-Discovery Team Members on The Same Page? Use A Discovery Report.
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ABA Project Will Use e-Discovery Software to Identify Wrongful Conviction Trends
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What Legal Professionals Need to Know About e-Filing
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The Convergence of GRC and e-Discovery
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