eDiscovery

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 Nextpoint

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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Social Media Discovery: 8 Ways Social Media Gets Lawyers in Trouble

Social Media Discovery: 8 Ways Social Media Gets Lawyers in Trouble 150 150 Jason Krause

We get it. Social media is not something most lawyers think about every day. According to the most recent ABA Legal Technology Survey Report, only 11 percent of attorneys use Twitter professionally. But as social media is now central to more and more matters, lawyers need to think about the ways Facebook, Twitter, and other sites affect their…

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