Archive: April 23, 2019

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Neely v. The Boeing Company (Western Disctrict of Washington, 2019)
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Dahmer v. Western Kentucky Univ. (Western Kentucky, 2019)
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4DD Holdings, LLC. v. USA (US Court of Federal Claims, 2019)

Dahmer v. Western Kentucky Univ. (Western Kentucky, 2019)

Key Insight: Student witness statements or employee records are not FERPA protected “educational records,” FERPA can also be overcome through proper redactions and a demonstrable need for the information, no personal stakes in the outcome in the suit discourages disclosure of third party employment records

Nature of Case: Sex-based discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: Various electronic records

Keywords: FERPA, Western Kentucky University, Title IX

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4DD Holdings, LLC. v. USA (US Court of Federal Claims, 2019)

Key Insight: whether the government intentionally acted in a way that destroyed evidence

Nature of Case: copyright infringement

Electronic Data Involved: TETRA healthcare data federation software, hard drives, digital information

Keywords: spoliation, reasonable steps to preserve, decommissioning

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