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[Editor’s Note: Originally published by Reed Smith, LLP on their Viewpoints blog, October 13, 2022 and republished with permission.] Alex Jones is the face of InfoWars, a website that hosts podcasts, journals, and other media materials. Jones falsely claimed on InfoWars that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax, staged by the federal […]

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Hat tip to the “Data Diva” Debbie Reynolds for this story! Two digital rights groups and a defendants’ rights association are arguing in a New Jersey court that evidence discovery in a criminal case should include the defense’s ability to see aspects of facial recognition systems and policies used to identify a defendant. As reported […]

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[Editor’s Note:  EDRM is proud to support the advocacy of our Global Advisory Council leaders, project contributors, trusted partners and independent bloggers, and takes no official EDRM position on rule or legislative changes without the assent of the EDRM Global Advisory Council.] This is the conclusion of the blog, The Right to Privacy in Modern […]

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This is part two of the blog series, The Right to Privacy in Modern Discovery: a review of another great law review article. See here for Part 1. This blog series considers the interplay between privacy and civil discovery as discussed in the law review article by Professor Allyson Haynes Stuart, entitled A Right to Privacy for Modern […]

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Summary and analysis of Professor Allyson Stuart’s much needed law review article on privacy in ediscovery in civil litigation. The article is supplemented with an interview of Professor Stuart on ediscovery and privacy issues. In the forthcoming Part 2 the interviews will include her comments on the impact of the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe […]

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Earlier this year, I recognized the ten-year anniversary of the landmark Da Silva Moore case that was the first court approval of predictive coding by the now retired New York Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck (with whom I have the pleasure to discuss case law monthly for EDRM). But it may be another case in which he ruled that […]

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Legaltech News‘ Isha Marathe wrote a breaking article on the surprise impeachment in the Alex Jones defamation case where Mary, Craig and David Cohen of Reed Smith LLP weigh in with their thoughts on “Inadvertent Disclosure in Alex Jones Trial Leaves E-Discovery Experts Flabbergasted.“ Regarding how normal production mistakes can be, David R. Cohen, partner at Reed Smith, head of the […]

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When the Sandy Hooks plaintiffs’ attorney impeached Alex Jones on the stand with an inadvertently produced text during the damages trial, there was an audible gasp across the eDiscovery community following the proceedings.

Mark Bankston, of Farrar & Ball was positively vibrating out of his suit in his questions to Jones, almost as much as Alex Jones was sweating, squinting and squirming in the witness chair.

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Conclusion to a two part Blog on Experiments by the US District Courts, in both the Southern and Northern Districts of California, with a type of Alternative Dispute Resolution procedure called Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE). This is the conclusion of the blog, EARLY NEUTRAL EVALUATION: Can a Stitch In Time Save Nine? See here for […]

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First of a two part blog on experiments by the US District Courts, in both the Southern and Northern Districts of California, with a type of Alternative Dispute Resolution procedure called Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE). ENE is different than mediation and special mastery assignments, somewhat of a hybrid, but with an emphasis on expert input. […]

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