Tag: ediscovery software

  • Electronic Discovery Question: Does Predictive Coding Case Law Require Production of Seed Sets?

    3 Jun 2013

    In an order dated May 21, 2013 in the case Hinterberger v. Catholic Health Systems, 08-CV-380S(F), the court heard arguments from the parties about whether predictive coding case law requires the early production of a “seed set” of documents. In this case, the parties started out sorting and culling electronic

  • Photostat This! Is “Making Copies” an Archaic Term for Electronic Discovery?

    13 May 2013

    Electronic discovery is changing the entire landscape of how evidence is collected, organized, culled and searched in twenty-first century civil litigation. When cutting-edge eDiscovery software moves forward this fast, sometimes technology leaves our legislative statutes in the dust. A example of this may be the federal taxation-of-costs statute found in

  • Court Grants Fees for Predictive Coding of Electronic Discovery

    20 Mar 2013

    The case of Gabriel Technological Corporation v. Qualcomm Incorporated, 2013 WL 410103,(S.D.Cal.) was an exceptional case where the court determined that plaintiffs’ “frivolous claims” in a patent lawsuit (where among others, plaintiff failed to provide sufficient evidence to establish the rightful inventors of the patents at issue) warranted sanctions and cost shifting. 

  • ABA’S Updated Ethical Rules Reflect Advanced Technology

    21 Feb 2013

    A Guide for Plaintiff Trial Attorneys Reflecting our modern digital age, the American Bar Association’s Committee on Ethics recently published its updated Model Rules of Professional Conduct. While attorneys are bound to the ethical rules of their individual states, the ABA Model Rules set the standard and are indicative of

  • Legal Conference Discusses Cost Shifting, Issue Coding and eDiscovery Software

    8 Feb 2013

    On January 29th, 2013, judges, attorneys and electronic discovery vendors gathered in New York City for the LegalTech Conference to discuss important eDiscovery practices. Law Technology News reported that one topic discussed included cost shifting, and how both plaintiffs and defendants can work together to keep costs down by maintaining

  • Section 1782’s Ever-Expanding Discovery for Foreign Litigation and ADR

    7 Nov 2012

    Title 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 is a federal law allowing a person or entity who is involved in foreign litigation to apply to the American court system for discovery against U.S. citizens or corporations to be used in the foreign litigation. The discovery could include electronic data, documents or testamentary

  • Plaintiff Programmatic Issue Coding: The Scalpel of Document Review Tools

    23 Jul 2012

    Anyone who keeps up with eDiscovery rules and law knows that a district court has affirmed U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck’s judicial order in Monique Da Silva Moore v. MSL Group, No. 11 Civ. 1279 (ALC)(AJP) (S.D.N.Y. 2012). In the case, Magistrate Judge Peck pronounced, “Computer assisted review is