December 6, 2012
Corporate Counsel | December 6, 2012
Some good e-news for corporate attorneys this week—in-house and outside counsel seem to be learning their e-discovery lessons, according to the latest Kroll Ontrack annual report on electronic discovery cases.
August 24, 2012
American Lawyer | August 24, 2012
Earlier this week we described how objectors to Bank of America's proposed $8.5 billion mortgage-backed securities settlement, including American International Group Inc., had written a letter supporting a bid by MBIA Inc. to unseal records in MBIA's separate separate breach-of-contract suit against the bank.
August 20, 2012
Legal Intelligencer | August 20, 2012
In weighing where the burden of cost should fall for e-discovery in a case that could turn into a class action, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that given the possibility for class certification and the amount of material already produced by the defendant, the scale tips toward the plaintiffs to pay for further discovery, including both electronic and paper files.
July 6, 2012
Reuters | July 6, 2012
A U.S. judge has ordered JPMorgan Chase & Co to explain why the court should not force the bank to turn over 25 internal emails demanded as part of an investigation into whether it manipulated electricity markets in California and the Midwest.
June 29, 2012
ThomsonReuters | June 29, 2012
The New York State Bar Association has released a set of proposals it said would reduce costs and delays that routinely arise during federal civil litigation.
June 18, 2012
Wall Street Journal | June 18, 2012
When the roofs of three jet hangers in Virginia collapsed under heavy snow and crushed 14 private jets in 2010, the owner of the hangars prepared for the inevitable lawsuits. Landow Aviation preserved about 8,000 gigabytes—the equivalent of about eight new desktop computers filled to the brim—of company emails, documents and other electronic information about every aspect of its operations that it might be asked to produce.
June 12, 2012
ABA Journal | June 12, 2012
A computer technique that can be used to drastically reduce the number of documents that must be reviewed by humans in litigation discovery has been OKed by a Virginia judge despite opposition from the opposing party.
April 20, 2012
Main Justice | Subscription Required | April 20, 2012
At least two prosecutors involved in the botched case of Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska could have been liable for prosecution themselves for failing to follow a judge’s order to turn over material to the defense, an outside legal expert told a House panel on Thursday.
April 12, 2012
Huffington Post | April 12, 2012
Thanks to a two-and-a-half year independent investigation ordered by the judge in the case, Emmet Sullivan, and finally released several weeks ago, we now know how prosecutors won Stevens' conviction: they cheated.
April 6, 2012
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