Archive: November 27, 2017

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Winfield v. City of New York, No. 1:15-cv-05236-LTS-KHP (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 27, 2017)
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Washington v. Rounds, No. PWG-16-320 (D. Md. Nov. 27, 2017)
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Marsteller v. Butterfield 8 Stamford LLC, et al. – 3:17-cv-01371 (District of Connecticut, 2017)

Winfield v. City of New York, No. 1:15-cv-05236-LTS-KHP (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 27, 2017)

Key Insight: Methodologies behind TAR are privileged (especially the seed set), the court may also perform in camera review to determine the competency of TAR if necessary, poor TAR practices may allow opposing counsel to set parameters

Nature of Case: Fair Housing Act

Electronic Data Involved: Electronic documents

Keywords: TAR, FHA, discrimination, predictive coding, in camera review

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Washington v. Rounds, No. PWG-16-320 (D. Md. Nov. 27, 2017)

Key Insight: Spoliation. Court ordered discovery to determine if failure to preserve relevant evidence, and if so, whether 37(e) sanctions are warranted.

Nature of Case: civil action under 42 U.S.C. s. 1983

Electronic Data Involved: prisoner surveillance video

Keywords: Spoliation, failure to preserve relevant evidence.

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Marsteller v. Butterfield 8 Stamford LLC, et al. – 3:17-cv-01371 (District of Connecticut, 2017)

Key Insight: scope of discovery

Nature of Case: sexual harassment and retaliation under Title VII

Electronic Data Involved: authorization for medical records and access to social media accounts

Keywords: social media accounts, authorization for medical records, emotional distress

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