eDiscovery

Judge Scheindlin Brings the eDiscovery Drama

Judge Scheindlin Brings the eDiscovery Drama 150 150 Jason Krause

Some high drama recently hit the insular world of eDiscovery. Or, at least what passes for drama at an academic conference featuring federal judges. According to legal blogger Ralph Losey, Judge Shira Scheindlin, easily the most respected judge on discovery-related matters, told the audience at the recent Georgetown eDiscovery Conference that she was, “disappointed that the…

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Nextpoint’s 2012 Litigation Technology Year in Review

Nextpoint’s 2012 Litigation Technology Year in Review 150 150 Jason Krause

2012 was a year of radical change for the legal technology industry. Law firms remained under intense pricing pressure, forcing lawyers to consider new business and billing models. Meanwhile, technology continues to advance, offering the industry new platforms and tools that can save the profession from the ongoing challenges and pressures it faces. Through it all, Nextpoint…

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Why Legal Cloud Computing Is the Only Solution for eDiscovery

Why Legal Cloud Computing Is the Only Solution for eDiscovery 1000 674 Michael Beumer

We’ve been saying for years that the only way for the legal system to deal with the volumes of information available for discovery is legal cloud computing. If you are a Nextpoint user or just friendly follower, we are preaching to the choir. It seems like such an obvious proposition that perhaps we take it…

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When eDiscovery Rears Its Head

When eDiscovery Rears Its Head 150 150 Jason Krause

  • Trial Tips from Nextpoint •  Last week, we talked about the ways small firms can use the eDiscovery rules to their advantage. Today, we’re going to drill down into the way that works at the start of a matter. When a lawyer is given a lawsuit that might involve digi­tal evidence, the first…

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Autonomy’s Lesson For Information Governance

Autonomy’s Lesson For Information Governance 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

The ongoing collapse of Autonomy is just the latest verification that big, installed software packages for the enterprise are doomed. Everything Autonomy stood for – in-sourcing sophisticated technology for highly specialized tasks – has proven to be a sham. Just look at the allegations of accounting irregularities. According to Hewlett Packard, Autonomy’s commoditized hardware expenses were co-mingled…

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Make the eDiscovery Rules Work for You

Make the eDiscovery Rules Work for You 1000 667 Jason Krause

The adversarial nature of the system of law in the United States is not about cooperation and playing nice. In law school, lawyers are trained to crush their opposition. But the updated eDiscovery Rules of Civil Procedure and emerging case law actually make it not only possible to make discovery a cooperative process, but if…

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eDiscovery With Chief Judge Holderman

eDiscovery With Chief Judge Holderman 150 150 Jason Krause

EXPERT WITNESS: Chief Judge James Holderman Nextpoint’s Expert Witness is a feature offering insights from lawyers, technologists, law enforcement, entrepreneurs, and other interesting people influencing our industry and world. Check back regularly for thought-provoking expert opinions. Chief Judge James Holderman has been a United States district judge in Chicago since 1985 and became chief judge of…

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Changing the Conversation in eDiscovery: The Last Word

Changing the Conversation in eDiscovery: The Last Word 150 150 nextpointguest

CONVERSATIONS WITH: Alitia Faccone + Rakesh Madhava   Nextpoint’s “Conversations With” is a feature offering insights from two or more industry insiders in a “panel-style” discussion around a specific topic area. Expect a lively and thought-provoking repartee and check back regularly for installments. To read the whole series, here is Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, andPart 6.  Installment #6…

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Changing the Conversation in eDiscovery: Where Do We Go from Here?

Changing the Conversation in eDiscovery: Where Do We Go from Here? 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

CONVERSATIONS WITH: Alitia Faccone + Rakesh Madhava   Nextpoint’s “Conversations With” is a feature offering insights from two or more industry insiders in a “panel-style” discussion around a specific topic area. Expect a lively and thought-provoking reportée and check back regularly for installments.  To read the whole series, here is Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 6..…

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Small Firm eDiscovery – Beat the Data Dump

Small Firm eDiscovery – Beat the Data Dump 150 150 Jason Krause

The document dump is still a common practice in Small Firm eDiscovery. At its most basic, it is the practice of sending opposing counsel as many files for review as possible close to the start of a trial. But today, the data dump can actually provide an advantage to the receiving party. Unlike the paper…

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