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Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Get eDiscovery?

Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Get eDiscovery? 150 150 Jason Krause

Lawyers have taken a lot of criticism over the years for being slow to wrap their heads around eDiscovery. However, it turns out that lawyers aren’t the only ones having trouble with the issue. Silicon Valley, the hotbed of high-tech innovation, is now struggling to deal with electronic evidence in litigation. The Bay Area is…

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eDiscovery Turns 25: Why Are Lawyers Still Ignoring It?

eDiscovery Turns 25: Why Are Lawyers Still Ignoring It? 150 150 Jason Krause

Twenty-five years ago, in February of 1989, Oliver North stood trial on 12 counts related to lying to Congress about his role in the Iran-Contra Affair. I guess I shouldn’t have deleted those emails… One of the most damning pieces of evidence that had led to North’s trial was his own email. Specifically, emails that Oliver…

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eDiscovery Failures and Sanctions on the Rise

eDiscovery Failures and Sanctions on the Rise 150 150 Jason Krause

If it seems like there’s been a lot of eDiscovery sanctions lately, it’s not an illusion. The number of parties and lawyers being hit with sanctions and adverse inferences for eDiscovery failure are, in fact, on the rise. Obviously, sanctions are a bad thing, but it’s also a sign of maturity in the law. Last…

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