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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: To Self-Collect or Not to Self-Collect?

Many companies seeking to reduce the cost of electronic discovery will collect information internally and provide the data to counsel and/or the e-discovery vendor. However, it is critical that the discovery process be appropriately supervised by counsel. Merely instructing the ...

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