The Discovery Update – January 2019

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The Discovery Update – January 2019

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Hello,

Here are some articles which discuss the relevance of social media in e-discovery and some e-discovery predictions for 2019.

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Social Media and E-Discovery: What Courts Are Saying About the Third Party Doctrine

By Aaron Vick

Of the 7.5 billion people in the world, a staggering 3 billion are using social media. Suffice to say, this trendy method of communication stopped being a fad long ago, but the world of law is really just catching up. Woven into our global society, social media provides easy access to groups of like-minded people. These platforms give us the ability to share personal details with our extended circles and be informed in “real-time” of events traditionally reserved for the nightly news. From the lens of the law, the question then becomes, how does social media play a role in current and future litigation?

Based on our normal interaction with third-party platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and the like, most of us believe our online information to be private and secure. Right? Not really, not at all.

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Legal Tech’s Predictions for 2019 in E-Discovery

By Zach Warren

Many now consider e-discovery to be a mature market, but that doesn’t mean the pace of innovation is necessarily slowing down. On the contrary, 2018 saw the adoption of new technologies like beginning-of-EDRM analytics at a wider scale, a focus on expanding e-discovery technology into adjacent spaces like information governance, and the acceptance of e-discovery lexicon into the wider legal community.

Looking ahead to 2019, Legaltech News asked a number of e-discovery attorneys and experts what they see as coming next. The expectations vary widely, from an increased use of data analytics, to a focus on privacy and security, to active learning and proportionality being engaged earlier as part of the process. Below is their full thoughts, organized by last names in alphabetical order.

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SOCIAL MEDIA AND E-DISCOVERY:  WHAT COURTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE THIRD PARTY DOCTRINE

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