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W. Lawrence Wescott II: Predictive coding in electronic discovery

To many lawyers, the entire electronic discovery process is inimical to Federal Rule 1, that the federal rules “should be construed and administered to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding.” When confronted with thousands ...

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W. Lawrence Wescott II: Backup tapes in electronic discovery, Part II

My previous column in this series discussed how organizations use backup tapes, and some implications for electronic discovery. This column will look at some representative decisions involving backup tapes in e-discovery. As I mentioned last month, many firms use backup ...

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W. Lawrence Wescott II: Backup tapes in electronic discovery, Part I

If backup tapes were used by companies for the purpose for which they were intended, they would never be involved in e-discovery disputes. Backup tapes were originally designed for the reconstruction of computers (usually file servers) when their hard drives ...

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