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Virginia Likely to Make Discovery Sanctions Easier, Reject FRCP Approach

Virginia could soon adopt legislation that would make it much easier to obtain potentially case-changing sanctions for the spoliation of evidence. Under proposed legislation currently on the fast track to the g... Casey C. Sullivan   |     28 Feb 2018

When Can You Obtain Discovery Into Employees’ Personal Devices?

It’s 10pm on a Thursday. The kids are asleep, you’ve wrapped up dinner, and you’re sitting down for a quick Netflix viewing before bed. Then, a colleague texts you on your personal number, with an urgent reques... Casey C. Sullivan   |     22 Feb 2018

Webinar: Discovery Billing, Are You Doing It Right?

Discovery billing isn’t the type of lawyering that typically makes it in to legal dramas—or even the trade press. It’s rarely the topic of conversation at cocktail hours or industry events. It can be, quite sim... Casey C. Sullivan   |     21 Feb 2018

Now Available: Webinar on Emerging Discovery Trends

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future” the Danish humorist Robert Storm Petersen once said. Or maybe it was Danish physicist Niels Bohr. Or Yogi Berra. Either way, he had it right. But that... Casey C. Sullivan   |     08 Feb 2018

New Initial Discovery Guidelines for Wage and Hour Cases

Get ready for a new, more standardized approach to discovery—at least in certain federal wage and hour lawsuits. Early this year, the Federal Judicial Center released a new set of protocols meant to guide the d... Casey C. Sullivan   |     07 Feb 2018

Trump, Clinton, Political Scandal, and eDiscovey

The history of eDiscovery arguably began with a political scandal: Iran-Contra. The Iran-Contra affair saw the Reagan administration accused of selling arms to Iran and funneling the profits from those sales to... Casey C. Sullivan   |     01 Feb 2018

What’s in Store for 2018? Webinar Looks at Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

We’re one month in to 2018 and we can already see some inklings of what’s in store, at least in the discovery world. (What’s in store for the New England Patriots is another question altogether.) We’re beginnin... Casey C. Sullivan   |     31 Jan 2018

Now Available: Webinar on Employment Law and eDiscovery

Today’s employment law disputes increasingly reflect the evolving nature of the American workplace. In 2018, landlines and water coolers have been replaced with Slack and Google Hangouts, punch cards with compu... Casey C. Sullivan   |     23 Jan 2018
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