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William A. Ruskin: Crafting A Strong E-Discovery Proposed Order
Posted on 24 Sep 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin In an earlier article on January 5, 2012 , we discussed how New York practitioners should stay abreast of important new rules and proposed rules governing e-discovery in both the state and federal courts in New York. At that time... Read More

Duane Morris: Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds Communications Between Attorneys, Experts Not Discoverable
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

In a significant reversal of its prior opinion, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, sitting en banc , has ruled in Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital 1 that communications between an attorney and his or her expert witness are not discoverable under the Pennsylvania... Read More

Predictive Coding: A Primer
Posted on 25 Mar 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Amy Jane Longo and Usama Kahf [Editor's Note: Amy Longo is a partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP and a member of the Firm's Financial Services and Electronic Discovery and Document Retention Practices. Usama Kahf is an associate and... Read More

The World Is Flat: Handling Foreign Language Documents In E-Discovery Projects
Posted on 15 Sep 2011 by Daryl Shetterly

By Daryl Shetterly Early in my e-Discovery career I learned the unanticipated presence of foreign language documents can throw a project budget and timeline for a loop. We were on budget and ahead of schedule when . . . BAM! Lots of Asian language... Read More

LexisNexis Introduces New Version of Concordance Native Viewer
Posted on 18 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Enhanced version of application twice as fast, now includes "OCR on the Fly" capability for converting document images to text NEW YORK, October 18, 2012 - LexisNexis® Legal & Professional ( ), a leading global... Read More

New York's First Department Adopts Even More Of Zubulake
Posted on 15 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin On February 28, 2012, the Appellate Division, First Department, issued its decision in U.S. Bank N.A. v. GreenPoint Mortgage Funding, Inc ., 2012 N.Y. App.Div. LEXIS 1487 [ enhanced version available to subscribers ]... Read More

LexisNexis Releases Early Data Analyzer To Streamline E-Discovery Document Processing
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

New tool allows litigation teams to save time and money through efficient early data assessment and streamlined processing of electronic documents NEW YORK - LexisNexis (, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions... Read More

Social Media And E-Discovery: New Tools And New Challenges
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Nadine Weiskopf For litigation professionals, the social media explosion is more than a cultural phenomenon; it is simultaneously creating unprecedented opportunities and challenges in the pursuit of electronic evidence. This white paper discusses... Read More

Max Kennerly: New Pennsylvania Rules Of Civil Procedure Relating To Electronic Discovery Take Effect Aug. 1
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Effective Aug. 1, 2012, the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure will include, for the first time, rules specifically relating to electronically stored information. The amendments differ from the corresponding Federal Rules, adopting a "proportionality"... Read More

Join Us Nov. 6 For A Complimentary Webinar: Harnessing The Power Of Cloud-Based E-Discovery Solutions
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Are you faced with a litigation case that involves multiple parties, numerous documents and vast amounts of data? With on-demand solutions from LexisNexis® Hosted Litigation, small and mid-size law firms now have the option to perform document review... Read More

Computers Replacing Lawyers In Reviewing Documents?
Posted on 12 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin For those of us who work on document-intensive litigations, take note of Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck's (SDNY.) opinion released on February 24, 2012 in Monique Da Silva Moore, et al. v. Publicis Groupe and MSL Group , Case... Read More

Supreme Court Adopts Amendments To Federal Rules
Posted on 11 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RULES OF COURT Rule Amendments Fed. R. App. P. 1, 4, 29; Appellate Form 4; Fed. R. Civ. P. 8, 26, 56; Civil Form 52; Fed. R. Evid. 804 U.S. Orders of Apr. 28, 2010 The Supreme Court has approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate... Read More

Judge Hits Home Run In Ruling On Discoverability Of Social Media Content
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by Margaret (Molly) DiBianca

As tempting as it may be to believe, judges don't always get it right. Every lawyer has seen an opinion that misapplies the law or applies the wrong law altogether. And maybe that's why we get so giddy when a court really nails it, particularly... Read More

Whose Hold Is It Anyway? Potential New Roles For Law Firms In Litigation Holds
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Joshua P. Rosenberg The revision of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in December 2006 focused on the rapidly evolving practice of electronic discovery and attempted to deal head-on with the complex issues arising from the production of electronically... Read More

LeClairRyan on E-Discovery: Getting the Most From the Custodian Interview
Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by Daryl Shetterly

By Daryl Shetterly Interviewing key custodians is a crucial phase of the eDiscovery lifecycle. Information gathered during this phase helps you identify the distribution of relevant documents in the corporation and gives you valuable information as... Read More