electronic evidence

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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How Hard is Authenticating Social Media Evidence?

How Hard is Authenticating Social Media Evidence? 150 150 Jason Krause

In the world of eDiscovery, it seems that there’s no end to alarmist editorializing about the next looming problem law firms and corporations have to grapple over. Authenticating social media is clearly one of those topics, seen here, here, and here. Of course, social media is a real and emerging complication to the eDiscovery landscape,…

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Divorce in the Age of Facebook: We Don't Have to Fight (Family Law Cases)

Divorce in the Age of Facebook: We Don't Have to Fight (Family Law Cases) 150 150 Jason Krause

Divorce is always a messy proposition. As discussed this week, Facebook and social media have blown up family law cases and made a contentious process even more volatile. The most spectacular recent case in this regard is perhaps a Connecticut divorce in which the husband and wife were ordered to exchange passwords so they could…

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eDiscovery Case Law Update: Facebook is Exploding Family Law

eDiscovery Case Law Update: Facebook is Exploding Family Law 150 150 Jason Krause

Social Media and Family law are a volatile mix. According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), more than 80 percent of divorce attorneys have used social media posts in divorce court cases. In a prominent recent case, a judge in Connecticut ordered a husband and wife to exchange social media and dating site passwords as the…

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