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Tag Archives: E-Discovery Rules

From Sedona to Georgetown to New York—What’s Fashionable in eDiscovery This Year?

Posted in E-Discovery Advocacy and Management, E-Discovery Rules, LegalTech, TAR, The Sedona Conference
It’s that time of year, when bench, bar, vendors, and clients think big eDiscovery thoughts. They go to The Sedona Conference (which is not in Sedona), Georgetown Law’s Advanced eDiscovery Institute (which is not at Georgetown Law—but close!), and in a few short months, LegalTech New York (which, bucking the trend, is in New York). … Continue Reading

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