The Discovery Update January 2017

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The Discovery Update January 2017

  • Sheila Atkinson-Baker
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From the President

Like you, we must have a keen eye for detail, make every deadline, stay on top of every project, and fulfill every client request, all the while keeping your needs as our highest priority.  We’ve been publishing The Discovery Update for nine years now, and, thanks to your positive feedback over the years, we continue to work on making it a useful source of information for you.

To help us keep this about you, please email us and let us know what topics and subject matter you would like to read and/or learn more about.  Maybe more technology tips?  Or how about ways to make your out-of-town depositions easier?  Or do you want more information on the latest e-discovery trends?  We want to provide you only with the information that you find valuable, and your input will make sure we are serving you in the best possible way.

Best regards,
Sheila Atkinson-Baker

2017 E-Discovery Case Law: Ready for a New Year?

By Michele C.S. Lange

Emails, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, voice mail, text messages, social media posts. When civil litigation matters and internal investigations strike, all of these data types are ripe for discovery.

How is ediscovery evolving in 2017?

Read full article here.

The Top Twenty-Two Most Interesting E-Discovery Opinions of 2016

By Ralph Losey

This 30,000-plus word essay describes the e-Discovery Team’s top twenty-two most interesting cases in 2016.  Click here to download a PDF version.  We provide an analysis and key quotes of each, lessons learned, and, where appropriate, practice pointers.  We also explain why we find these opinions interesting.  We start with the twenty-second ranked case, GN Netcom v. Plantronics, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93299 (D. Del. July 12, 2016), and work our way up to the most interesting e-discovery case of the year, Hyles v. New York City, No. 10 Civ. 3119 (AT)(AJP), 2016 WL 4077114 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 1, 2016).

Read full article here.

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2017 E-DISCOVERY CASE LAW:  READY FOR A NEW YEAR?

THE TOP TWENTY-TWO MOST INTERESTING E-DISCOVERY OPINIONS OF 2016

TRIAL TECHNOLOGY CAN BE A FRIEND OR FOE

EXPERT DEPOSITION TIPS FOR YOUNG LAWYERS

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

A Potted Plant? Eh, Not So Much.

Location, Location, Location

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Trial Technology Can Be a Friend or Foe
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Expert Deposition Tips for Young Lawyers
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Trip-It
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Six Reasons Technology is Important
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