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The Future of Legal Technology:

The Future of Legal Technology: 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

It’s Time for Lawyers to Think Small We’ve talked in the past about why legal services providers are primed for a newspaper-like contraction. Both newspapers and law firms deliver a text-based product, delivered by geographically-focused entities that largely rely on their reputation and institutional rules to protect their business models. And both never believed that Internet-based…

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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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eDiscovery and the Law of the Cloud

eDiscovery and the Law of the Cloud 150 150 Jason Krause

Since Nextpoint introduced Trial Cloud in 2007 and Discovery Cloud in 2009, one of the main questions we get from law firms regarding our cloud-based litigation software is about security. We’ve pointed out as often as possible that cloud applications like ours offer inherent security advantages over traditional, locally installed litigation software. That’s because cloud providers like Amazon, Microsoft,…

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SaaS is the Only Solution for eDiscovery in Small Cases

SaaS is the Only Solution for eDiscovery in Small Cases 150 150 Jason Krause

I admit it. I was wrong. During the last decade, legal technology pundits promoted the idea that lawyers could cobble together eDiscovery software from free or inexpensive desktop solutions. I was guilty of this myself, as in this ABA Journal piece, where I suggested lawyers should buy their own desktop software for extracting and managing electronic…

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Is The Legal Industry Doomed to Newspaper-like Contraction?

Is The Legal Industry Doomed to Newspaper-like Contraction? 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

Back in January of 2010, we published a post that the legal industry could be in for a technology disruption on the scale of newspapers. The signs abound that a disruption is now underway. I recently ran across this chart in The Business Insider from famed internet analyst Henry Blodgett that provides vivid detail as…

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