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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...

What Is Document Review?

What Is Document Review?

Defining the document review phase of ediscovery What is document review? Also known as simply review, document review is the stage of the EDRM in which organizations examine documents connected to a litigation matter to determine if they are relevant, responsive, or...

Ediscovery: Court Denies Arguments For Old FRCP

Ediscovery: Court Denies Arguments For Old FRCP

Cen Com, Inc. v. Numerex Corp., No. C17-0560 RSM (W.D. Wash. Apr. 11, 2018). In this breach of contract and trade secret case, the plaintiff’s arguments ignored the current Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRPC), leading the court to reject its claims that specific...

Disproportionate Production Of Evidence

Disproportionate Production Of Evidence

Nece v. Quicken Loans, Inc., No. 8:16-cv-2605-T-23CPT (M.D. Fla. Feb. 27, 2018). In this proposed class action about unwanted phone solicitations, the plaintiff moved to compel a production that would require the defendant to review at least 3 million emails. The...

Request Quashed: No Proof of Proportionality

Request Quashed: No Proof of Proportionality

Hurd v. City of Lincoln, No. 4:16-CV-3029, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 210104 (D. Neb. Dec. 21, 2017). In this employment discrimination and retaliation case, the plaintiff sought to depose the defendant City’s mayor. The court granted the City’s motion to quash that...

What is the FRCP?

What is the FRCP?

A primer on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, commonly referred to as the FRCP, govern how federal district courts conduct civil cases. (The rules for criminal cases are established in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.)...

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