Archive for November 2010

Social Media vs. eDiscovery Compliance

Messagingarchitects.com reports that, as companies rush to the wild digital frontier so they can strike Social Media gold, there’s a key factor that many of them should – but aren’t – paying enough attention to: eDiscovery compliance. And that’s a big (read: costly, angry judge, reputation damaging) problem waiting to happen, because as mountains of…

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The Right eDiscovery Policy: Strict or Sweeping?

A core conversation lies beneath any big policy debate – health care spending, judicial reform, economic stimulus, foreign affairs, why they keep making those awful Bachelorette reality shows – is whether the right way forward is through sweeping reform or stricter policies. And right now, eDiscovery is facing this fork in the policy road; especially…

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Reply All? Not for Legal Communications!

These days, email between lawyers and their clients is standard; in fact, it’s often the preferred medium of communication. It’s fast. It’s easy. It helps keep things organized. It can be done in a bathrobe. And it saves money. Oh, and it can also lose the case. And that’s almost what happened in Charm v.…

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More CIOs having eDiscovery Thrust upon Them

As reported by Messaging Architects, today’s CIOs have one more looming responsibility to add to their overloaded to-do list: eDiscovery. The news is courtesy of a United States Investigation Services (USIS) study, which found that CIOs are playing a more significant role in eDiscovery development, policies and solutions. Specifically, CIOs are being asked — or,…

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eDiscovery and Digital Copiers

As explored on law.com by Rich Melville, the litigation support manager for Maynard, Cooper & Gale, PC, there’s a brand new reason not to give into that “I’m alone here at work” temptation and photocopy a body part of choice: it may end up on the Internet. And it’s not just regrettable scans that could…

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Judge Accused of Bad Judgement in Reality Show Pitch

Step aside Judge Judy. Take a seat Judge Joe Brown. Bet you (or Rusty, your trusty and curiously armed bailiff) never saw this coming, Judge Wapner. Behold: what could be a new low in both reality television and court TV, all wrapped in one weird little “episode.” The star of this episode is San Diego…

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