The Discovery Update – March 2013

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The Discovery Update – March 2013

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March 2013

From the President

Since its inception over five years ago, our goal for The Discovery Update has remained intact to continue to provide you with useful discovery information and tools.

For twenty five years we have taken a genuine interest in the legal community beyond court reporting, and we will stay committed to continue helping our clients in this way.

As always, we welcome your suggestions and comments, and we would like to share articles you have written with our readers, as well.

Best regards,
Sheila Atkinson-Baker

The Proliferation and Suitability of Apple’s iPad in Litigation Practice

By Stephen Goethel and Chad D. Engelhardt
Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC

Our boutique medical negligence firm is one of the many that has added the Apple iPad to its lawyers’ set of tools. The iPad has invaded litigation to become a common sight in client interviews, depositions, motion hearings, and trials. With the right combination of software and accessories (especially a wireless keyboard), many lawyers have found the iPad to be a suitable laptop replacement. And for good reason. The iPad is light, thin, and has an elegant form factor. It combines simplicity and ease of use with a brilliant display and exceptional battery life.

Like many litigators with state and nationwide practices, we spend quite a bit of time on the road. From court hearings hundreds of miles away, to expert witness depositions thousands of miles away, the iPad has proven itself time and again. In fact, even though the attorneys in our firm are issued both PC laptops and Apple MacBook Air computers, the iPad is now regularly being used preferentially while traveling. A set of good noise canceling headphones, like those from Bose, are an appreciated luxury.

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Measuring and Validating the Effectiveness of Relativity-Assisted Review

Dr. David Grossman, Ph.D.

Prepared by Dr. David Grossman, Ph.D., for Relativity, this white paper describes a study conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the Relativity Assisted Review workflow. He outlines the core goals of the study, provides some background on it, details the methodology used, and, finally, covers the results.

(Unless otherwise noted, all opinions expressed are those of the authors only.)

Download White Paper

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THE PROLIFERATION AND SUITABILITY OF APPLE’S IPAD IN LITIGATION PRACTICE

MEASURING AND VALIDATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF RELATIVITY-ASSISTED REVIEW

WOULD RULE CHANGES ALLEVIATE EDISCOVERY BURDENS?

LEARNING TO “LIKE” SOCIAL MEDIA DISCOVERY


WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

Using an iPad to Recreate a Scene in a Deposition

Ten Things That Trouble Judges About E-Discovery

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Would Rule Changes Alleviate eDiscovery Burdens?
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Learning to “Like” Social Media Discovery
Read Article >>
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Live Deposition Video Streaming
Use it>>
Search, Don’t Sort, in Microsoft Outlook
Watch Video >>
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