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How Well Do You Know Your eDiscovery Judges? (Quiz)

For years, Logikcull has interviewed leading federal judges for this blog, in interviews that regularly touched on perennial eDiscovery topics: the role of judges in the discovery process; the effect of discove... Casey C. Sullivan   |     15 Sep 2017

Accountant-Client Privilege Can’t Protect Exxon’s Audit Files

ExxonMobil can’t rely on accountant-client privilege to protect documents from an investigation into whether the Exxon, the largest private oil company in the world, had mislead investors about the expected imp... Casey C. Sullivan   |     14 Sep 2017

Tech Competence Now an Ethical Duty for Most U.S. Lawyers

Five years ago, the American Bar Association declared that lawyers have a duty of competency not just with regards to the law and legal practice, but to technology as well. In a 2012 update to Comment 8 of Mode... Casey C. Sullivan   |     11 Sep 2017

Employee Microchipping Injects New Legal Issues Into the Workplace

As the legal industry wonders whether associate jobs will soon be replaced by AI lawyers and bots, another sci-fi concept worthy of getting the "Black Mirror" treatment is starting to take hold in a growing num... Eric Pesale   |     05 Sep 2017

Federal Case Highlights Dangers of Unsafe Sharing During Litigation

If you share files online, whether to clients, colleagues, or opposing counsel, you’re not alone. Cloud solutions are increasingly reshaping the practice of law and one of the most common tools attorneys are gr... Eric Pesale   |     28 Aug 2017

Ellen Pao's Discrimination Suit: Would Better Discovery Tech Have Changed the Outcome?

Ellen Pao is back, with some new insight into her famous sex discrimination lawsuit. In 2012, Pao sued Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a prominent venture capital firm, accusing it of gender discrimination an... Casey C. Sullivan   |     24 Aug 2017

Discovery Woes Plague Uber in Waymo Lawsuit

Uber could be left with some discovery-related whiplash after a rough few days in federal court last week. The ride-hailing company is in the midst of a high profile lawsuit with Waymo, a self-driving car compa... Casey C. Sullivan   |     23 Aug 2017

What’s Scarier: Hackers, Human Error, or Cersei Lannister?

In the world of Westeros, the mythical land of HBO’s Game of Thrones* the Three-Eyed Raven can see all, past, present, and future: whether the Lannisters are put down once and for all, what happened to the Firs... Casey C. Sullivan   |     21 Aug 2017
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