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5 Basic Steps For Matter Resolution

5 Basic Steps For Matter Resolution

In the rush to close one case and jump to other open matters, it can be easy to overlook a few final steps. But hold on! When a matter concludes, whether it’s after trial or considerably earlier, it’s the perfect time to corral any wayward data and clean up now-obsolete information, document your work product, and evaluate opportunities to streamline your litigation response the next time around.

Recognizing a Trigger Event

Recognizing a Trigger Event

Last week, we started a new series in In-House Insights to explore best practices for developing and implementing a sound preservation plan for your organization. Today, we dive into the key elements of an effective…

Measuring what matters: Adopting metrics in ediscovery

Measuring what matters: Adopting metrics in ediscovery

Metrics, also known as key performance indicators or KPIs, are the key to continuous process improvement, not to mention cost savings and budget control, in ediscovery. There’s nothing mysterious about measuring and analyzing data, but most organizations haven’t...

Court sanctions defendant for ‘bollixed’ legal hold

Court sanctions defendant for ‘bollixed’ legal hold

Franklin v. Howard Brown Health Ctr. In this employment discrimination case, the defendant “bollixed its litigation hold…to a staggering degree and at every turn.” As a sanction, the magistrate recommended that the court allow the parties to present evidence about the...

What Is the EDRM?

What Is the EDRM?

A visual framework for ediscovery processes. What is the EDRM? The Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) refers to both a framework for conceptualizing the ediscovery process and the community that maintains that model. The EDRM framework diagrams the approximate processes...

The 2018 Mid-Year Ediscovery Case Law Recap

The 2018 Mid-Year Ediscovery Case Law Recap

What’s happened in ediscovery so far in 2018? It’s been a fairly quiet year, but we’ve seen a few interesting cases — and in those, some themes have emerged.Motions for Spoliation Sanctions Must Be Complete and TimelyCourts have denied spoliation sanctions in several...

What Is A Legal Hold?

What Is A Legal Hold?

Legal Holds in Ediscovery: What They Are and When You Need Them A legal hold, also known as a litigation hold, is the process by which an organization advises personnel when information must be preserved for potential litigation matters or investigations. The legal...

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