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Every Cloud Has a Lining. Whether It's Silver or Not Depends on You
Posted on 3 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OK, we realize that our headline sounds like something we pulled from a fortune cookie, but that doesn't change the fact that when it comes to technology we are dealing with a couple of irritating realities. One is that technological innovation... Read More

Controlling E-Discovery Costs for Clients
Posted on 22 Jan 2014 by LexisNexis Textmap Partner Admin

By: Trent Walton -- Over the past several years, we’ve seen the emergence of early data assessment (EDA) software tools. EDA tools help control costs by first culling non-responsive and duplicate files, then further refining the document set by... Read More

When EDI is Accessible and Proportionally Affordable, Plan to Produce
Posted on 2 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Solutions

In case you were in doubt, being asked to provide “easily accessible” digital records of thousands of paper documents you already produced may not be considered unreasonably cumulative, duplicative or burdensome, and if the related costs are... Read More

Trend Spotting: Law Firms Seek to Enhance In-House E-Discovery Capabilities
Posted on 1 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Solutions

We have seen a recent uptick in announcements that law firms have developed or expanded their internal e-discovery capabilities. Providers are quick to note each time that a law firm licenses their e-discovery software, for example 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

E-Discovery Checkpoints: A 360-Degree View-Part 1
Posted on 13 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Any image of a judge luxuriating on the bench like a silent referee on the elevated sidelines of the proceedings quickly melts away like tiny birthday candles when it comes to electronic discovery. To use a boxing metaphor, judges are clearly the "third... Read More

LexisNexis Selected By U.S. Justice Department To Provide E-Discovery Processing, Imaging Software For U.S. Attorneys
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Company's innovative LAW PreDiscovery product designated as solution for DOJ litigation professionals NEW YORK - LexisNexis ® (, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced that the Executive... Read More

Connnecticut Court Orders Metadata Produced
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin Connecticut state courts have not provided a rule to address electronic discovery that would give guidance to litigants in a manner similar to the federal rules. In a significant decision, issued on November 18, 2011, the Hon.... Read More

William A. Ruskin: E-Discovery Examined In Depth
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin On July 16-17, 2012, Executive Counsel Institute conducted a cutting edge meeting in New York titled, "E-Discovery for the Corporate Market." The theme of the two day meeting was "Controlling Your E-Discovery Destiny... Read More

Williams Mullen E-Discovery Alert: North Carolina Adopts Rules To Govern Electronic Discovery
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by Williams Mullen

By Brian C. Vick and Ada K. Wilson On October 1, 2011, new procedural rules recently adopted by the North Carolina General Assembly will take effect and, for the first time, address electronic discovery in a systematic and uniform manner in the state... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: 'Training' The System: The Benefits, Risks And Practical Applications Of Predictive Coding
Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by Troutman Sanders

By Troutman Sanders LLP If you are ever responsible for responding to discovery in a lawsuit, by now you may have heard of something known as "predictive coding." Touted by many as a "game changer" in the realm of electronic discovery... Read More

LexisNexis In-House Advisory: Contracting For E-Discovery Competence
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Jeffrey Ritter, Esq., CEO and Founder, the Ritter Academy Managing digital information as evidence now requires that corporate clients of law firms think differently about the terms of their engagement letter with a law firm. In today's... Read More

The Legal Hold Notice is Privileged, but What About the Process?
Posted on 16 Nov 2011 by Dennis Kiker

By Dennis Kiker It is not an uncommon question: is my legal hold notice privileged? I've always contended that it is, and the court in Cannata v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp. , 2011 WL 3495987 (D. Nev. Aug. 10, 2011) agreed. However, the question that... Read More