cloud ediscovery

This is the fourth in our multi-part series covering our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the EDRM, core technical ediscovery concepts, the technologies powering ediscovery, and the future of ediscovery. Today we’ll start a deep dive into some of the technologies
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Proportionality Before Dessert

Proportionality in any case is a balancing of interests—whether the burden or expense of the proposed discovery outweighs its likely benefit. A basic question to ask of all discovery, is how does the requested information help resolve the claims in the case? What is the cost of acquiring the information? What is the value of
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Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cells

Magistrate Judge David Waxse’s Williams v. Sprint/United Mgmt. Co. opinion in 2005 was likely the first to address the challenges of redacting spreadsheets. The discovery disputes in the Williams I opinion included 1) an order to show cause why metadata was scrubbed from spreadsheets; 2) the need for redaction of Social Security Numbers; and 3)
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document analysis

This is the third in our series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), core technical ediscovery concepts, the technologies powering ediscovery, as well as the future of ediscovery. Today we’ll walk through our favorite,
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Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General's Office

The Everlaw Solution for Investigation, Onboarding, and Security Background The state attorney general was considering giving up on ediscovery enterprise vendors. The large prosecutor’s office had tried several popular platforms, and each one created more problems than they solved. The team struggled with the simplest tasks—even onboarding attorneys and allocating documents for review. “We’d reached
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What Does the "Left-Hand" Side of the EDRM Cover?

This is the second in our series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. If you’re catching up, read about the reasons for the EDRM.  In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), core technical ediscovery concepts, the technologies powering ediscovery (encryption, machine
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Demystifying 2FA and Its Importance

Fortune Magazine reported recently that over 55% of computer users aren’t familiar with two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA or MFA, multi-factor authentication). In a survey of more than 450 educated computer users across the country, Duo Security found that “most people don’t understand the importance of 2FA in helping prevent unauthorized access.” These findings
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