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Tag Archives: E-Discovery Rules

Judge Warns: Avoid Mechanically Produced Boilerplate Privilege Logs

Posted in E-Discovery Rules
Co-authored by: Karin Scholz Jenson A recent decision from Judge Facciola of the District Court for the District of Columbia lambasted a party’s unspecific, boilerplate privilege log and directed the party to make “specific and clear claims of privilege.”  See Chevron Corp. v. The Weinberg Group (No. 1:11-mc-409, D.D.C.).   In Chevron, the Petitioner challenged over … Continue Reading

Judge Carter Refuses to Disqualify one of SDNY’s “Experts in E-Discovery” – Even More on Da Silva Moore

Posted in Predictive Coding
In prior posts, we’ve commented on the emerging judicial focus on the use of technology-assisted review/predictive coding as well as the twists and turns of Da Silva Moore, in which Magistrate Judge Peck permitted the use of predictive coding in a groundbreaking decision, only to have plaintiffs seek his recusal on the purported ground that … Continue Reading