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.
LegalTech 2018 Starts in a Week!: eDiscovery Trends
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While “Legalweek”, starts next Monday, LegalTech New York 2018, starts next Tuesday, January 30 and concludes on Thursday, February 1. For us at eDiscovery Daily, it’s our eighth year in a row covering the show and we’ll be conducting thought leader interviews again this year! Let’s take a look at some of the sessions and events worth particular note for eDiscovery professionals.

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Understanding eDiscovery in Criminal Cases, Part Four: eDiscovery Best Practices
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88 percent of the US population uses the Internet every day and 91 percent of adults use social media regularly. So, it is no surprise that one of the growing electronic aspects of criminal law is social media as evidence.

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Understanding eDiscovery in Criminal Cases, Part Three: eDiscovery Best Practices
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In this part, we’ll talk about understanding the issues associated with managing ESI in criminal cases. And, we’re introducing a new feature to the blog: eDiscovery Tech Tip of the Week!

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Training Snapshot: Early Data Assessment from CloudNine
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A snapshot demonstration of the process required to quickly generate an Early Data Assessment (EDA) report from within the CloudNine eDiscovery Platform and to review the information provided in the report.

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Size Does Matter When it Comes to eDiscovery Business Confidence this Winter: eDiscovery Trends
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The Complex Discovery eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is starting its third year and the results are in! As was the case for the 2016 and 2017 surveys, the results for the Winter 2018 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey are published on Rob Robinson’s terrific Complex Discovery site. How confident are individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem in the business of eDiscovery? Let’s see.

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Understanding eDiscovery in Criminal Cases, Part Two: eDiscovery Best Practices
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Because more than 90 percent of documents today are generated in electronic format, ESI is becoming more and more prominent in criminal matters, especially white collar criminal cases. But many attorneys who take on a criminal representation for the first time are surprised to find that there are a different set of rules than those that they are used to working within civil matters.

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The Sedona Conference Has Published the Final Version of its Data Privacy Primer: eDiscovery Best Practices
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With the Microsoft Ireland case being argued before SCOTUS on February 27 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect in May, it’s a big year for data privacy. In keeping with that theme, The Sedona Conference® (TSC) has published the final version of a primer to help with this growing issue.

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Understanding eDiscovery in Criminal Cases: eDiscovery Best Practices
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Criminal cases have long been thought of as an arena devoid of electronic discovery issues. But attorneys who regularly handle criminal cases know that was not the case then, and it is certainly not the state of the field now. This paper shares a short history of the development of standards for eDiscovery in criminal matters, focusing on specific examples from the Federal court system. It also highlights main issues of importance regarding eDiscovery in criminal matters.

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No Sanctions for Spoliation of ESI Against Plaintiff Leads to Summary Judgment Against Defendant: eDiscovery Case Law
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In IBM v. Naganayagam, New York District Judge Nelson S. Romàn, finding that no intent to deprive by the plaintiff and no prejudice against the defendant for spoliation of ESI, denied the defendant’s motion for spoliation sanctions, which facilitated granting the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment against the defendant by Judge Romàn.

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2017 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 4
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As we noted yesterday, Tuesday and Monday, eDiscovery Daily published 78 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! Yesterday, we looked back at cases related to possession, custody and control, subpoena of cloud provider data, waiver of privilege and the first part of the cases relating to sanctions and spoliation. Today, let’s take a look back at the remaining sanctions and spoliation cases.

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