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April 2014

SharePoint e-Discovery

By Patrick Burke and John Patzakis

Finding and collecting data from Microsoft's SharePoint is a challenge even for the most sophisticated e-discovery practitioners. And the challenge grows daily as organizations expand their use of SharePoint at an accelerating rate, pouring more and more key data into these siloed sites. Read More...

Judgmental v. Random Sampling

By Dr. David Grossman, Ph.D.

This year I thought it would be interesting to do some testing on TREC data to determine the best way to start a computer-assisted review project. Read More...

Future Proofing Your Law Firm

By Eric Hunter

More than ever, "Future Proofing the Law Firm" is something that is moving in tandem with the predictive nature of our times. In other words, predictive analytics, Big Data and social search are reshaping our consumer behavioral interfaces as well as forward client side corporate integration strategy. Read More...

From Our Blogs



How Privileged Are Your Privileged Communications?

Corporate counsel may be surprised to learn that, under certain circumstances, plaintiffs in shareholder litigation have gained access to privileged materials upon a showing of "good cause" under the fiduciary exception. This article discusses the basis for the fiduciary exception, the factors involved in the good-cause analysis, and the circumstances under which courts have turned over privileged materials to plaintiffs.


Internet 2.0: Jurisdictional Risks in Today’s Cyber World

With the explosion of the Internet in the last several decades, courts have struggled with whether tortious conduct on a website is expressly aimed at any, or all, of the forums in which the website can be viewed. Two recent Ninth Circuit cases expanded the reach of Internet jurisdiction and may carry significant implications.