The Discovery Update October 2017

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The Discovery Update October 2017

  • Sheila Atkinson-Baker
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From the President

This issue of The Discovery Update includes a variety of excellent articles about some facets of eDiscovery, written by experts in the field. I hope you enjoy them.

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Sheila Atkinson-Baker

What to do After an Inadvertent Production

By Josh Gilliland

The inadvertent production of privileged discovery can be a significant challenge both legally and technically. Was the privilege waived with the inadvertent production? How can the production be technically clawed back? The answers to these questions and best practices are explained in my new guest post What to Do After an Inadvertent Production: Clawback Requirements of Federal Rule of Evidence 502 on the Everlaw Blog.

Read full article here.

The Power of Pre-Discovery

By FindLaw

Electronic discovery is about fact finding, accuracy, truth . . . and money. Corporate clients pay millions of dollars, in some cases, for the time and expertise of their lawyers and technologists. These costs are rising, the direct result of rising quantities of discoverable electronically-stored information (ESI).

IDC keeps its finger on the pulse of the world’s digital data heartbeat with an annual white paper, “The Diverse and Exploding Digital Universe,” sponsored by EMC Corporation. It reports that in 2007, the digital universe (“information that is either created, captured, or replicated in digital form”) totaled 281 billion gigabytes, or 281 exabytes. It is expanding so fast that it is beginning to exceed storage capacities.

Read full article here.

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HOW BIG DATA EQUALS BIG CHANGES IN CASES

ABOUT TO SELECT AN E-DISCOVERY VENDOR?  3 QUESTIONS TO ASK

DISCOVERY OF FACEBOOK AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA POSTINGS

SIX TIPS FOR GETTING STARTED WITH E-DISCOVERY

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

eDiscovery Processing: Seven Tips for Reducing Stress

Key Takeaways from the Sedona Conference Commentary

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How Big Data Equals Big Changes in Cases
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About to Select an e-Discovery Vendor? 3 Questions to Ask
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Discovery of Facebook and other Social Media Postings
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Six Tips for Getting Started with e-Discovery
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