Closing The Loop

Articles on eDiscovery Education

Court Imposes Sanctions for Boilerplate Discovery Objections

When it comes to the sanctionable reliance on boilerplate, you can’t say the profession hasn’t been warned. For years courts have attacked "the problem of boilerplate” in the discovery process, condemning the u... Casey C. Sullivan   |     17 Jan 2018

How to Be a Change Agent in Your Law Firm

You see how things are done at your firm and you know they could be done better. You don’t just focus on what needs changing, though. You actively look for new solutions. And you build the relationships necessa... Casey C. Sullivan   |     11 Jan 2018

New Discovery Rules Are Coming to Criminal Law

eDiscovery is not just for civil litigation—and it hasn’t been for some time. ESI is increasingly making an impact in criminal cases, where emails, social media posts, and text messages have become common sourc... Casey C. Sullivan   |     09 Jan 2018

How to Craft an Effective ESI Agreement

With fewer and fewer cases going to trial, today’s discovery process has become one of the main dispute resolution mechanisms in the civil litigation system. But this process can easily become unhinged if not p... Casey C. Sullivan   |     19 Dec 2017

CullCast #11 - Changing Lives With Keith Wattley & UnCommon Law

After a brief hiatus, Logikcull’s eDiscovery and legal technology podcast, CullCast, is back. You might remember CullCast from such classics as “Winning Clients and Influencing Luddites with Ernest Svenson” and... Casey C. Sullivan   |     14 Dec 2017

New Amendments Bring Federal Rules of Evidence Into the 21st Century

On December 1st, the Federal Rules of Evidence got a much needed update. That’s when three amendments went into effect, modifying the ancient documents exception to the hearsay rule and expanding the list of se... Casey C. Sullivan   |     13 Dec 2017

Now Available: 2017 Case Law Review Webinar

If one were to describe in a word the year in discovery law, she might come up with "familiar." Yeah, you've seen this movie before: sanctions for self-preservation, parties risking privilege waiver by using ne... Robert Hilson   |     07 Dec 2017

Why the Data Breach Epidemic Is a People Problem: Q&A With Cooley's Randy Sabett

Look left. Look right. Chances are, you know someone whose personal or corporate information was compromised as a result of a data breach. Facing mounting pressure to stem the rising tide of data breaches, espe... Eric Pesale   |     05 Dec 2017
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