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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

In A Lurid Story Of E-Discovery And Ham, Magistrate Judge Tells Parties To Pay For A Forensic Expert To Sort Through The Data
Posted on 1 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

In case you read the E-Discovery Brief to your kids at night, please be aware that this article contains sexual content not suitable for children under the age of, well, it's just not suitable. This is a story that involves sexual harassment, text... Read More

Exporting Data to a Cloud Could Mean Importing Trouble
Posted on 1 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Solutions

The concept of exporting might conjure up images of large shipping crates hoisted aboard ships or wheeled through the cargo bay doors of humongous transoceanic aircraft. What likely doesn’t come to mind is that invisible place where you back up... Read More

Are Controversial Changes to the Federal Procedural Rules on the Horizon?
Posted on 1 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Solutions

BY: MICHAEL ARKFELD -- Are you familiar with the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure? You should be―they are controversial and change some of the key provisions regarding management, scope of discovery and sanctions for non preservation... Read More

Weaving ESI into the Fabric of Your Case
Posted on 22 Jan 2014 by LexisNexis Textmap Partner Admin

By: Michael Kelleher -- A central case database where litigators track issues, witnesses, events, documents, to-do items and more is a vital tool for making e-discovery and litigation more efficient. While electronically stored information (ESI) is... Read More