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Monthly Archives: November 2004

The Volume Problem of E-Discovery

Posted in NEWS & UPDATES

Article by Thomas F. Gleason and Patrick M. Connors published on Lexis Nexis Practice Area News Let’s skip the obvious and unanswerable question — why anybody could believe there was joy in litigation in the first place — and ask what prompts this now common sentiment. Is there truly an explosion of electronic evidence, creating… Continue Reading

State-Specific E-Discovery Rules

Posted in RESOURCES

Several states, including Kansas, Delaware, Mississippi, and Texas have amended their Civil Rules to address electronic documents in discovery. New Jersey, Wyoming, and Arkansas have also adopted local rules.

The Sedona Conference

Posted in RESOURCES

The Sedona Conference(SM) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and educational institute, dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, and complex litigation. Since its founding in 1997, it has developed an international reputation as a balanced and forward-looking law and policy think tank that has and will… Continue Reading

Ken Withers

Posted in RESOURCES

Ken Withers is a senior judicial education attorney with the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C., where he is responsible for developing educational programs for federal judges and Court-employed attorneys. These programs include electronic discovery, technology in the criminal justice system, and advanced uses of technology in the administration of justice. Ken is also heavily… Continue Reading

Lawyers for Civil Justice

Posted in RESOURCES

Created by defense trial lawyers and corporate counsel, Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ) is a national coalition supporting excellence, fairness and improvements within the civil justice system. It supports activities at both the state and national level designed to achieve reforms, which will ensure balance in the civil justice system. Greater predictability in damage awards,… Continue Reading