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ABA Provides Ethical Guidance on ESI; Pennsylvania, Florida Update Procedural Rules
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

In case you were thinking of playing fast and loose with digital client information, new rules require you to think again. The American Bar Association (ABA) recently amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to guide lawyers on use of technology... Read More

‘Siri®, How Much Discoverable ESI is on My Smartphone?’
Posted on 30 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

'Siri®, How Much Discoverable ESI is on My Smartphone?' As anyone who has collided with someone staring at their smartphone and not where they are walking knows (known in Yoga circles as the "downward-facing pedestrian"... Read More

E-Discovery Can Be Costly - But Not Doing It Right Can Cost Much More
Posted on 3 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Say you have a fairly complex piece of litigation and you have a million documents to review. And let's be nostalgic and go with an entirely human solution. You have a group of $150-an-hour attorneys who can review each document in just 30 seconds... Read More

Apple® Products: Sturdy Security, PC Differences Require Special Attention in Discovery
Posted on 13 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

It seems like they have been around much longer, but the first iPod ® was released by Apple Inc. in November of 2001. Suddenly many consumers were using a product made by the maker of Mac ® computers, loved by the likes of artists, designers and... Read More

You May Occupy Your Twitter Account, But Do You Own It?
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

If recent developments in New York Criminal Court are any indication, your social media, email and SMS texts are just as vulnerable to exposure as everyone has been saying they are. Such a trend is bad news for bloggers, tweeters and texters, but may... Read More

The Litigation Data Avalanche: Time To Move To The Cloud?
Posted on 6 Nov 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Matthew Gillis and Steven Berrent For those of us who are trying to look down the road and see where the litigation technology industry is headed, it might be instructive to take a look back in time to an unlikely example: the law firm mailroom... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds 'ObamaCare,' Reversing Federal District Court Decisions
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By the LexisNexis Jury Verdicts and Settlements Team On Thursday, June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the individual mandate set out in the "ObamaCare" health insurance reform bill, more properly known as... Read More

Calif. Appeals Court Strikes Down $577M Judgment In Breach Of Contract, Fraud Suit Against Boeing, Boeing Satellite Systems International
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

On April 13, 2012, The Boeing Company and a subsidiary, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc., successfully wiped out a $577,000,000 judgment that ICO Global Communications, Ltd. had obtained in 2008. 2012 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 4281 . In an unpublished... Read More

February Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During February, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We’ve come up with an informal list of the top five cases that really captured our attention this... Read More

LexisNexis Names Larry Bodine Editor-In-Chief Of Lawyers.com, Martindale.com
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Bodine to Oversee Content on Premier Online Legal Destinations for Consumers and Lawyers NEW YORK - LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced that Larry Bodine, Web and marketing... Read More

Prominent Delaware Litigator Francis G.X. Pileggi Joins Eckert Seamans In Wilmington
Posted on 3 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WILMINGTON, Del. - Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellott LLC, a full-service national law firm, has announced that Francis G.X. Pileggi , a leading Delaware attorney and law blogger, has joined the firm as member-in charge of the Wilmington office. Pileggi... Read More

LexisNexis Author Wins Prestigious Law School Award For Best Book
Posted on 12 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

New York Law School has awarded the 2010 Otto Walter prize for the best book by an NYLS adjunct faculty member to David L. Ferstendig for his book LexisNexis® AnswerGuide TM New York Civil Litigation . Part of a series of LexisNexis® AnswerGuides... Read More

LN Commemorates 100th Release Of Texas Litigation Guide: Download The Free Excerpt
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LexisNexis recently celebrated the 100th product release for Texas Litigation Guide, marking more than 32 years that LexisNexis and Matthew Bender have been providing this important resource for Texas litigation attorneys. Aileen Stirling, RLS VP... Read More