Closing The Loop

Does It Take 66 Years to Review 100,000 Emails? At the State Department, Yes.

If you submit a document request with the Department of State, you might not get a response before you retire. In recent FOIA litigation, the State Department said it would take between 45 and 66 years to compl... Casey C. Sullivan   |     20 Jun 2018

The Importance of Knowing Your Platform—And Your Opponent's

Far too often, discovery is an opaque process, characterized by black-box technologies, black-box processes, and inexplicable costs. In too many instances, discovery becomes the antithesis of the liberal transf... Casey C. Sullivan   |     14 Jun 2018

Webinar: Judge Peck and the Adventure of the Missing 502(d) Order

It may be the greatest unsolved mystery in the legal practice: the case of the missing 502(d) order. These orders can act as a strong shield against the waiver of privilege or protection when information is ina... Casey C. Sullivan   |     13 Jun 2018

What's in the New York Times’ Investigative Arsenal? Logikcull.

Imagine this: You’re a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, known for uncovering connections that might otherwise evade scrutiny—government corruption, international intrigue, backroom dealings and the like. Ofte... Casey C. Sullivan   |     07 Jun 2018

The Most Important eDiscovery Cases of 2018 (So Far)

2018 has been an unusually quiet year for eDiscovery cases. Usually by this point, we would have at least a few blockbuster cases, with big sanctions and big controversy to make a big deal over. While we have h... Casey C. Sullivan   |     06 Jun 2018

eDiscovery Shouldn’t Cause a Mental Breakdown

On April 9th, FBI agents descended on Rockefeller Center in New York City. Their target: the law office of Michael Cohen, President Trump’s long-time personal lawyer, and the files contained within. When the ra... Casey C. Sullivan   |     31 May 2018

The End of FOIA Excuses? Better Technology Removes Reasons for Delay

In an age of ever-growing data, government agencies can struggle to get it all out into the light in a timely fashion. For some agencies, whether due to a lack of resources, inefficient processes, or good, old-... Robert Hilson   |     24 May 2018

One Key to Effective eDiscovery Search & Review: Testing

In a head-to-head matchup between some of the brightest legal minds in the industry, armed with advanced degrees, years of experience, and sophisticated technology, and a simple percentage sign, who would win? Casey C. Sullivan   |     23 May 2018
2018 mid-year case law review

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