Cooperation Proclamation

Keeping eDiscovery in Proportion

Keeping eDiscovery in Proportion 150 150 Jason Krause

  • Trial Tips from Nextpoint •  One of the most devilish problems in litigation is proportionality – figuring out how to keep the cost of managing evidence in control while serving the interests of justice. Courts have made it clear any party has a duty to maintain potentially relevant evidence as soon as any future…

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Make the eDiscovery Rules Work for You

Make the eDiscovery Rules Work for You 150 150 Jason Krause

  • Trial Tips from Nextpoint •  The adversarial nature of the system of law in the United States is not about cooperation and playing nice. In law school, lawyers are trained to crush their opposition. But the updated eDiscovery Rules of Civil Procedure and emerging case law actually make it not only possible to make…

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The Sedona Conference's Sneaky Plan to Make Lawyers Play Nice

The Sedona Conference's Sneaky Plan to Make Lawyers Play Nice 150 150 Jason Krause

Sedona Offers More Resources to Help Judges Manage eDiscovery The Sedona Conference is set to introduce an updated and “significant” revision to the The Sedona Conference Cooperation Proclamation: Resources for the Judiciary. In addition to this update, Sedona is launching a special password-protected collaboration area exclusively for judges. Sedona’s Ken Withers tells LTN that within this special judges-only…

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eDiscovery Case Law: Judges Get Annoyed When Lawyers Don't Play Nice

eDiscovery Case Law: Judges Get Annoyed When Lawyers Don't Play Nice 150 150 Jason Krause

Judges are getting tough about cooperation. eDiscovery case law is being driven by a handful of federal judges like Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola with the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Recently, Facciola told litigants in the matter Taydon v. Greyhound Lines, Inc., there is “a new sheriff in town–not Gary Cooper, but me.”   “Drop your 40…

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The Cozy World of eDiscovery Implodes

The Cozy World of eDiscovery Implodes 150 150 Jason Krause

Having recently come from the ABA Techshow in Chicago, it was interesting to see that even after more than a decade of explosive growth, the field of litigation technology is still largely dominated by a small handful of experts. As with any insular world, there’s always a chance for conflicts of interest and the appearance…

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