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Early Case Assessment (ECA): From Key Word Search to Automating Document Relevance

June 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Just before the Christmas holidays in 2007 I was teaching a CLE on the “Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP)”. There had to have been 150 litigators, litigation service providers and consultants in the room listening to me preach about this unchartered new world called eDiscovery. My […]

Rule 26(b)(5) Clawback Caselaw Emerging

June 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Given the enormous increase in the amount of data encumbant in todays discovery, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(5) includes a section covering the accidental production of privileged information. It permits organizations to retract (“clawback”) privileged information following its discovery. Potential concerns regarding privilege are supposed to be discussed during […]

In Search of Integrated Conceptual eDiscovery Search Technology

May 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

Over the past 6 months I have been investigating cost effective, integrated conceptual eDiscovery search technology delivered under a SaaS model. The basis for this investigation is to identify a way to extend the current capabilities of eDiscovery search through a forward thinking search technology that can be tightly integrated […]