eDiscovery

What is eDiscovery, and Why is it a Problem?

What is eDiscovery, and Why is it a Problem? 150 150 Jason Krause

What is eDiscovery? I get asked that question a lot. For me, the topic usually comes up at parties and kids’ soccer games – whenever I have to try to explain what I do for a living. If you’ve been around the law, litigation support services, or legal technology for any period of time, it’s easy to forget that…

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12 Questions to Ask Any Cloud Provider About eDiscovery

12 Questions to Ask Any Cloud Provider About eDiscovery 150 150 Jason Krause

eDiscovery and cloud computing go hand-in-hand. Need convincing? Then download the definitive guide to eDiscovery in the cloud today. As the leading provider of cloud computing software for litigation, eDiscovery review, and archiving, we have a lot to say on the subject. As we announced recently, we have been awarded the U.S. Patent for using cloud technology for litigation.…

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5 Steps to Authenticate Social Media, Email, Texts and More

5 Steps to Authenticate Social Media, Email, Texts and More 150 150 Jason Krause

This is the second in a three-part series explaining the role of social media and website evidence in litigation. Part One focused on understanding the rules for authenticating social media. Part Three will look at the practical issues in authenticating digital evidence. Every lawyer wants a smoking gun – that one piece of hard, irrefutable evidence…

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Simple Tips for Deduplication of Your Document Collections

Simple Tips for Deduplication of Your Document Collections 150 150 Jason Krause

Big Data is making life increasingly complicated for lawyers. In eDiscovery, a big part of the challenge is simply eliminating duplicate copies of stuff – emails, Word documents, spreadsheets, files, and metadata – that is often found in duplicate, triplicate, or almost infinite numbers in any collection. Easy Deduplication in Nextpoint Fortunately, there are a couple of basic tools…

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Pay Attention! Customizable Views for Document Review

Pay Attention! Customizable Views for Document Review 150 150 Jason Krause

I am going to lose your interest a couple of times before this article is done. I won’t take it personally; it’s just that the average person’s attention span is 8 seconds. That’s not a problem in most facets of life. But it’s a problem you have to pay close attention to something for a…

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Nextpoint on the Legal Geeks Podcast: Geeky Talk About Cloud Computing in Discovery

Nextpoint on the Legal Geeks Podcast: Geeky Talk About Cloud Computing in Discovery 150 150 Jason Krause

This week, Josh Gilliland from the Legal Geeks podcast and I discussed why cloud computing is vital to the future of litigation. I know, it’s not a big surprise that Nextpoint is in favor of cloud computing. Our products are Discovery Cloud, Trial Cloud, and Cloud Preservation. But the fact is, eDiscovery is ideally suited to…

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E is for Arbitrator.

E is for Arbitrator. 150 150 Jason Krause

If you read the thousands of articles, news releases, and scholarly papers published every year about eDiscovery, you’d think that electronic evidence was only important in jury trials. The 2006 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provided very clear guidelines for lawyers to follow regarding digital evidence in trial. e-Arbitration is a well-understood…

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Auditing and Controlling Redactions in eDiscovery Document Review

Auditing and Controlling Redactions in eDiscovery Document Review 150 150 Jim

Electronic redaction in Nextpoint is designed as the ultimate failsafe. Once a piece of information, other parties or opposing counsel cannot recover it. (This has not always been true of other technologies, where redaction failures are common.) In order for redacting to work, it has to be truly unreadable and unrecoverable once in place. Unfortunately, the failsafe…

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Big Law, Hedgehogs & Low-Cost eDiscovery

Big Law, Hedgehogs & Low-Cost eDiscovery 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

Providing more evidence of the continued restructuring of Big Law, the Wall Street Journal’s front page reported that Weil Gotschal has announced layoffs, followed up by Above The Law’s continuing reports of ‘stealth’ layoffs in law firms — mostly of staff and legal secretaries. This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone familiar with basic business…

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Why eDiscovery Must be Taught in Law Schools

Why eDiscovery Must be Taught in Law Schools 150 150 Jason Krause

Law schools are in trouble. There are a lot of reasons why this is true, many having to do with wrenching change in the practice of law itself. There is certainly no easy fix for what ails law schools, but we do know that nothing will get better without changing the way young lawyers are…

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