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With the multitude of blog articles available on the market for consumption, choosing which ones to read can be challenging, let alone trying to stay awake while reading them.  As part of our ongoing educational content series, XDD provides a wide variety of engaging articles that provide legal professionals with a constant stream of valuable information to help improve their careers, teams and organizations. Coffee not included.

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A Balm in Gilead – Proportionality Series, Part 2

A multi-part series reviewing decisions on proportionality in eDiscovery since the December 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure In the first Part of this series, we reviewed the amendments made to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1) in December 2015.  In this Part, we continue our discussion of proportionality in eDiscovery with…

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Because You Need to Know: Monthly News Round-Up for October 2017

A monthly round-up of industry news stories, useful publications, and notable cases of which you should be aware from the preceding month Welcome to “Because You Need to Know,” XDD’s monthly news round-up.  In these posts, we gather together interesting articles, new publications, noteworthy cases, and XDD materials from the preceding month.  This post gathers…

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Evaluating Potential Service Providers – Program Management Series, Part 5

A multi-part series on eDiscovery program management issues facing serial litigants, including readiness, resources, service providers, metrics, and more In the first Part of this series, we reviewed the concept of program management (as distinguished from project management) and discussed its potential cost and risk reduction benefits.  In the second Part, we discussed the evaluation…

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Everything in Moderation, Including Discovery – Proportionality Series, Part 1

A multi-part series reviewing decisions on proportionality in eDiscovery since the December 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure On December 1, 2015, the most significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective since the 2006 amendments that made the era of electronically-stored information offical.  Among the rules revised was…

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Evaluating the Available Solution Models – Program Management Series, Part 4

A multi-part series on eDiscovery program management issues facing serial litigants, including readiness, resources, service providers, metrics, and more In the first Part of this series, we reviewed the concept of program management (as distinguished from project management) and discussed its potential cost and risk reduction benefits.  In the second Part, we discussed the evaluation…

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Evaluating Existing Service Needs and Resources – Program Management Series, Part 3

A multi-part series on eDiscovery program management issues facing serial litigants, including readiness, resources, service providers, metrics, and more In the first Part of this series, we reviewed the concept of program management (as distinguished from project management) and discussed its potential cost and risk reduction benefits.  In the second Part, we discussed the evaluation…

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Evaluating and Improving Organizational Readiness – Program Management Series, Part 2

A multi-part series on eDiscovery program management issues facing serial litigants, including readiness, resources, service providers, metrics, and more In the first Part of this series, we reviewed the concept of program management (as distinguished from project management) and discussed its potential cost and risk reduction benefits.  In this Part, we discuss the evaluation and…

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Taking the eDiscovery Bull by the Horns – Program Management Series, Part 1

A multi-part series on eDiscovery program management issues facing serial litigants, including readiness, resources, service providers, metrics, and more A great deal has been written and spoken about the challenges faced in individual eDiscovery projects and how best to meet them, but most organizations face far more than one eDiscovery project.  Most face more than…

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Mobile Devices Wrap-Up – Mobile Device Discovery Series, Part 6

When considered together, the twelve cases we reviewed suggest a few key points to remember regarding mobile devices in eDiscovery: the fact that mobile devices are a novel or challenging source is no excuse to skip them; there will be potentially serious consequences for inadvertent losses from mobile devices, and there will be very serious consequences for intentional spoliation of mobile device data; and, it may be possible to establish the prior existence of lost text messages using phone records from the relevant wireless carrier. Read on to review the three other main key points from the case law as well as the key takeaways from our review of mobile devices in eDiscovery.

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Even More Mobile Devices Cases – Mobile Device Discovery Series, Part 5

In this case law survey, we are briefly reviewing a dozen cases from across the past five years that have touched on mobile device discovery issues.  We are reviewing them in chronological order: Stinson v. City of New York, No. 10 Civ. 4228 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 2, 2016), NuVasive, Inc. v. Madsen Med. Inc., No. 13cv2077 BTM(RBB) (S.D. Cal. Jan. 26, 2016), First Financial Security., Inc. v. Lee, No. 14-1843 (D. Minn. Mar. 8, 2016), Living Color Enterprises, Inc. v. New Era Aquaculture, Ltd., No. 14-cv-62216-MARRA/MATHEWMAN (S.D. Fla. Mar. 22, 2016), Brown Jordan Int’l, Inc. v. Carmicle, Nos. 0:14-CV-60629, 0:14-CV-61415 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 2, 2016), and Ronnie Van Zant, Inc. v. Pyle, No. 17 Civ. 3360 (RWS) (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 28, 2017).

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