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E-discovery issues present challenges in court cases

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In an article appearing in the February 18-24 issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal, Martha Dawson points out that case law regarding e-discovery is slow to develop and often confusing. Additionally, federal guidelines that apply to document discovery were originally drafted in 1939 prior to today’s computer environment. In the article, she discusses several issues under consideration as part of efforts to modernize e-discovery definitions and methodology within federal rules. Click here to view a .pdf of the article.