Closing The Loop

Federal judges say fear of cost, naiveté drive decisions to forgo eDiscovery

"You live by the sword. You die by the sword." Robert Hilson   |     18 Aug 2015

California ethics opinion DOES NOT say hire a vendor and be done with it

There is an apparent paradox inherent to the California Bar's opinion on the ethical duties of attorneys to handle ESI in discovery. Robert Hilson   |     12 Aug 2015

Thomas Vanaskie, influential circuit judge, discusses eDiscovery cost transparency and vendor pricing

Judge Thomas Vanaskie was appointed to the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in 2010, having served at the federal district level in Scranton for 16 years prior. Over the course of his two decades on the benc... Robert Hilson   |     06 Aug 2015

Join Logikcull for discovery and data malpractice webcast -- Friday, Aug. 14

Join us for a FREE Discovery Malpractice Webinar on August 14, 2015 at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT. Signup is HERE Robert Hilson   |     06 Aug 2015

Of 450 reported data breaches this year, only four traced to law firms

Last week, the Identity Theft Resource Center published its mid-year report, assembling into a terrifying rap sheet some 450 known breaches that together compromised more than 135 million records. Of those inci... Robert Hilson   |     04 Aug 2015

Why Apple always shields its eDiscovery vendor invoices from public view

Apple's recent legal victories seem to precipitate common maneuvering that, in its totality, has the effect of wiping the details of eDiscovery costs and pricing information from the public record. While these ... Robert Hilson   |     30 Jul 2015

SCOTUS' rejection of fish spoliation signals hope for discovery amendments

Editor’s note: Michael Simon is a former trial lawyer who has spent the last 15 years consulting on electronic evidence issues. He teaches Discovery Law and Practice at Boston University Law School and is a fre... Robert Hilson   |     28 Jul 2015

Cullcast #4 - Gilding the Lily with Loren Kieve

Discovery is generally thought to be an intractable part of litigation: the fact-finding process that unearths smoking guns and paints key witnesses into corners. But what if it ceased to exist? Loren Kieve, a ... Robert Hilson   |     27 Jul 2015
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