Closing The Loop

Anonymous Messaging Doesn’t Protect Identity From Civil Discovery

As the old saying goes, on the internet, no one knows you’re a dog. The adage, coined in 1993 ago by New Yorker cartoonist Peter Steiner, remains as relevant today as it did 25 years ago. Except now, instead of... Casey C. Sullivan   |     09 Aug 2018

Social Media and Discovery in Criminal Cases

The cops are on Facebook. They’re posting from their own department accounts, scrolling public feeds, sending friend requests from fictitious profiles, and getting warrants for photos and other personal data. B... Christopher Coble   |     01 Aug 2018

BigLaw Partner Exodus Highlights Changing Nature of Legal Practice

More than ever before, BigLaw partners are jumping ship, leaving their massive firms to spin off boutique practices, according to a recent report in The Recorder. And as the defectors from BigLaw firms increase... Casey C. Sullivan   |     12 Jul 2018

Webinar: What Makes Law Firms Susceptible to Hackers?

Hackers have law firms in their crosshairs. It’s no wonder why. Law firms are increasingly viewed as “one-stop shops” for valuable corporate information. After all, why hack a dozen different companies when you... Casey C. Sullivan   |     10 Jul 2018

Discovery, Privacy, and the (Potentially) Next Supreme Court Justice

The next Supreme Court justice could be a conservative jurist whose noteworthy opinions include a ruling against the IRS in a contentious discovery dispute with Tea Party activists and a recently overturned dec... Casey C. Sullivan   |     05 Jul 2018

4 Webinars to Help Improve Your Discovery Process

In the high-stakes world of discovery and litigation, even the most experienced practitioners can end up making unforced errors. Failure to fully protect attorney client privilege, for example, can lead to emba... Casey C. Sullivan   |     27 Jun 2018

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

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