The Discovery Update – March 2019

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The Discovery Update – March 2019

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From the President

Hello,

I hope you’ll find this month’s articles on eDiscovery an interesting read.  They are written by attorneys with years of experience in the specialty — and written with the simplicity to get even the most novice up and running.

As we head into March, keep us in mind for your deposition services needs:  scheduling a reporter, interpreter, videographer, or conference room. 

Also, we do still have some 2019 wall calendars available, with legal holidays noted on them.  If you’d like us to send you one, click here.

Here’s to a productive upcoming month!

Best wishes,

Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Loving Location Histories

By Craig Ball

I give dozens of talks each year on electronic evidence where I discuss geolocation data and its transformative potential as evidence in criminal prosecutions and civil litigation.  Smart phones constantly track our movements using gyroscopes, accelerometers, global positioning features, geolocation apps, cell tower triangulation and three independent radio systems. Our steps are tallied, altitudes logged, and, for many, vital signs are monitored, too.  We are earthbound astronauts, instrumented and coupled to sensors and telemetry as thoroughly as any who journey into space.

This doesn’t fully resonate with audiences until I guide them through their own phones, showing the level of detail with which movements are tracked.  Some listeners boast that they’ve set their privacy settings to block geolocation.  They’re the ones most surprised to learn that, although they can disable their ability to see their own geolocation history and stop geolocation data from being shared with apps, they can’t disable geolocation broadcasting and still have a functioning phone.  Here’s the bottom line: if a phone can operate as a phone, it must broadcast its geolocation coordinates with a precision of ten meters (~30 feet) or better.  U.S. law requires it.

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Supercharged Document Review For Everybody

By Jenny Roberts

Creating precise searches to narrow down a massive trove of documents into a corpus of evidence is a process essential to litigation. And we’re passionate about enabling people to investigate complex issues thoroughly and quickly, whether they’re first-time users of our product or power users. So we dedicated our last two releases on core search functionality, giving people even more power to review massive amounts of data and discover relevant information quickly. With the latest updates to our search page and results table, everyone can create more powerful searches, more efficiently.

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LOVING LOCAL HISTORIES

SUPERCHARGED DOCUMENT REVIEW FOR EVERYBODY

SUCCESSFUL IN-HOUSE E-DISCOVERY FOR SMALL AND MID-SIZE LAW FIRMS

ABA SURVEY RESULTS:  LAWYERS AND LEGAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IN 2019

CLOUD TAKEOUT:  CAN I GET THAT TO GO?

IF YOU CAN GET ESI FROM ANOTHER SOURCE, THEN NO SANCTIONS UNDER RULE 73(E)

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

The Dark Side of Cloud Computing

What to do after an Inadvertent Production

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Successful In-House eDiscovery for Small and Mid-Size Law Firms
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ABA Survey Results: Lawyers and Legal Practice Management Software in 2019
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Cloud Takeout: Can I Get That to Go?
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If You Can Get ESI From Another Source, then No Sanctions Under Rule 73(E)
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