eDiscovery Daily Blog

In addition to its software and professional services, CloudNine also provides extensive education to eDiscovery practitioners as highlighted by its publication of the eDiscovery Daily Blog. Authored and edited by industry expert Doug Austin, the eDiscovery Daily is the go-to resource for thousands of eDiscovery and eDisclosure professionals seeking to keep up with the latest news and case law in the world of digital discovery.
Looking Back at Predictions That I Made Three Years Ago: eDiscovery Predictions Revisited
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Sometimes, in addition to the many other resources that I use to look for blog post ideas, I like to look back at my old posts from the past to see if there’s a topic that warrants a fresh look. When I did that yesterday, I stumbled on two posts that comprised six eDiscovery predictions for 2014 that I wrote three years ago. I thought it might be fun to look back at those posts to see how those predictions fared.

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“Primed” to Read about Data Privacy? The Sedona Conference Has a New Primer for You: eDiscovery Best Practices
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The proliferation of data in our society today makes the task of protecting sensitive and private data more challenging than ever. Without a doubt, privacy and data protection laws have evolved quite a bit over the past several years, especially internationally, with the striking down of the 15 year old Safe Harbor agreement back in 2015 over privacy concerns and subsequent adoption of the EU-US Privacy Shield last year. To help legal practitioners to have a better understanding of various data privacy issues and guidelines, The Sedona Conference® (TSC) has created a new primer to help with this growing issue.

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Judge Cuts Over $10M from Attorney Fees Due to Use of Temporary Attorneys for Document Review: eDiscovery Case Law
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The use of temporary associates for document review (and billing at normal staff associate rates) caused a federal judge in Manhattan to reduce the request for attorney fees by $10.3 million in a settlement of a securities case against Bank of America.

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REAL CLE Credit and Also a Bit About FAKE Lawyers: eDiscovery Trends
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We now have our first two approved states for CLE for our webcast “What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017” coming up on Wednesday, January 25! Also, if you’re reading an attorney blog, that attorney may or may not be a real person.

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2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 4
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As we noted yesterday, Tuesday and Monday, eDiscovery Daily published 74 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! Yesterday, we looked back at cases related to social media discovery, technology assisted review and the first part of the cases relating to sanctions and spoliation. Today, let’s take a look back at the remaining cases related to sanctions and spoliation.

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2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 3
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As we noted yesterday and Monday, eDiscovery Daily published 74 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! Yesterday, we looked back at cases related to cooperation, disputes about discovery, eDiscovery cost reimbursement, form of production disputes, privilege disputes and (once again) the ubiquitous Apple v. Samsung case. Today, let’s take a look back at cases related to social media discovery, technology assisted review and the first part of the cases relating to sanctions and spoliation.

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2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 2
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As we noted yesterday, eDiscovery Daily published 74 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! Yesterday, we looked back at cases related to admissibility and proportionality. Today, let’s take a look back at cases related to cooperation, disputes about discovery, eDiscovery cost reimbursement, form of production disputes, privilege disputes and (once again) the ubiquitous Apple v. Samsung case.

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2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 1
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It’s that time again! Time for our annual review of eDiscovery case law! Once again, we had plenty of sanctions granted and denied, as well as disputes over admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI) and even a few landmark cases regarding technology assisted review. Last year, eDiscoveryDaily published 74 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! So, as we have done for the last five years, let’s take a look back at 2016! Today, we’ll be looking at cases related to admissibility and proportionality of ESI.

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For Your Project to Succeed, You May Need To Be a “Debbie Downer”: eDiscovery Best Practices
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Everybody knows a “Debbie Downer”. They may not be much fun to be around, but when planning for an eDiscovery project, you may need to tap into your own personal “Debbie Downer” to succeed.

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Is This the Age of Technical Competence for Attorneys?: eDiscovery Trends
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Last year, I led off the year with a post declaring that the age of eDiscovery automation is upon us (even with an exclamation point for emphasis!). I like to think I was right about that emerging trend. Is there a long-overdue emerging trend for this year? Read here and see what you think.

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