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Proportionality & Case Preparation

Proportionality & Case Preparation

A key to driving down the cost of ediscovery is to recognize that most preservation and discovery obligations are subject to negotiation — if you start early enough. Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in late 2015 restored proportionality to its original importance…

Court finds forensic inspection relevant and proportional

Court finds forensic inspection relevant and proportional

Satmodo, LLC v. Whenever Commc’ns, LLC, No. 3:17-cv-192-AJB-NLS, 2018 WL 3495832 (S.D. Cal. July 20, 2018). In this case alleging a “click fraud” scheme, the court granted the plaintiff’s motion to compel in part. It ordered the defendant to provide a list of its...

Judge notes that while clowns are scary, ESI is not

Judge notes that while clowns are scary, ESI is not

City of Rockford v. Mallinckrodt ARD Inc. In this case alleging pharmaceutical price-gouging, the court praised the parties’ cooperation before resolving “an impasse” regarding non-responsive information. The court began this highly entertaining opinion by quoting...

What Is Scope?

What Is Scope?

Defining the extent of discovery for an ediscovery matter Scope describes the extent of discovery that the parties — sometimes with the court’s intervention — agree to produce in a case. Scope is generally defined by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1). It...

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