In our November edition we present some articles about “soft copy” discovery data, its preservation and methods of review. There are also some cybersecurity tips written by an attorney for attorneys.
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Mobile to the Mainstream
By Craig Ball
Once you’ve preserved the contents of a mobile device, how do you extract responsive content in forms that are searchable and amenable to review?
Most information items on mobile devices aren’t “documents” that can be printed to a static format for review. Instead, much mobile content is fielded data that must retain a measure of structural integrity for intelligibility.
This article looks at simple, low-cost approaches to getting relevant and responsive mobile data into a standard e-discovery review workflow and offers a Mobile Evidence Scorecard designed to start a dialogue leading to a consensus about what forms of mobile content should be routinely collected and reviewed in e-discovery, without the need for digital forensic examination.
Check Out Some Secure Communication and Collaboration Tools for Lawyers
By Nicole Black
Regular communication with clients is one key to effective legal representation. Clients have to be regularly apprised of the status of their cases, and lawyers have an ethical obligation to do so.
Of course, as is the case with most aspects of practicing law, technology has necessarily impacted the means and methods of client communication. Confidential conversations have shifted over the years from letters and phone calls to emails and texts.