Why Do We Have the EDRM?

Earlier this year, Everlaw CEO AJ Shankar and Jon Kerry-Tyerman, VP of Business Development and longtime Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco, co-authored an ediscovery chapter in an upcoming legal informatics textbook. The book is due next year and over the next twelve weeks, we’ll share with you the ediscovery content
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document review

Document review can be a lengthy and involved process, with complex searches and multiple attorneys assigned to review potentially responsive data. Attorneys can rightfully ask, after diligently reviewing their search term reports and predictive coding hits, just when are we done with document review? The answer is not as simple as when every email is
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Lessons in Document Review from the JFK Files

50 Years of Document History Last month, the National Archives released thousands of documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This document release has taken the political and ediscovery worlds by storm, and for good reason. Reviewing the JFK files is a deep dive into historical document review, and these records
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What Does "Reasonable" Data Security Mean?

The November/December 2017 issue of ethikos, the Journal of Practical Business Ethics, featured an article by Everlaw’s Director of Security and Compliance, Lisa Hawke. Ethikos is published by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, a non-profit association made up of over 6000 compliance and ethics professionals, and examines ethical issues in business. In her article “What does ‘reasonable’ data
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Finding the near duplicate

Discovery in any case can be highly repetitive. Documents such as invoices, receipts, and forms can appear in a document review as near-duplicates that are over 90% identical. The less than 10% of documents that are different could be highly critical to a case, such as the amounts on invoices where there are alleged fraudulent
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#NCSAM Week 5: Protecting our Infrastructure with Pen Testing

Week 5: October 30-31 Theme: Protecting Critical Infrastructure The theme for the final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is protecting critical infrastructure from cyber security threats. This week’s theme raises awareness about the importance of building resilience in your organization’s critical systems. Everlaw undergoes regular penetration testing (“pen testing”) by an independent third
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