Commentary

Document De-Duplication

A great guest post from Josh Gilliland, of Bow Tie Law, about lawyer responsibility: What is an attorney’s Duty of Loyalty to review discovery documents before producing them to an opposing party? That issue recently arose in Price Waicukauski & Riley v. Murray, a summary judgment battle between a client and his former attorneys. The
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Language evolves.  Hyphenates evolve rapidly.  For example, remember when email was ‘e-mail’?  Over time—whether by design, accident, or sheer laziness—that hyphen faded from use, and eventually the keepers of the style keys had to recognize this change. Even the Chicago Manual of Style acknowledges that hyphenates have a short shelf life.  “With frequent use, open
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