Archive: September 16, 2019

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Williams v. American College of Education, Inc. (Northern District of Illinois, 2019)
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Shim-Larkin v. City of New York, 16-CV-6099 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 16, 2019)
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In re Verizon Wireless (D. Md., 2019)
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Hawkins v. The Kroger Company (District Court of Southern California, 2019)

Williams v. American College of Education, Inc. (Northern District of Illinois, 2019)

Key Insight: whether the party acted willfully in destroying electronic information by installing a new operating system to his remote access computer

Nature of Case: employment discrimination and retaliation

Electronic Data Involved: destroyed electronically stored information

Keywords: spoliation, updating operating system, electronically stored information

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Shim-Larkin v. City of New York, 16-CV-6099 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 16, 2019)

Key Insight: The obligation to preserve evidence in a workplace discrimination suit can extend to personal devices known to contain relevant material.

Nature of Case: workplace discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: text messages

Keywords: personal device, text message, obligation to preserve

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Hawkins v. The Kroger Company (District Court of Southern California, 2019)

Key Insight: whether discovery should extend beyond the period of the statute of limitations

Nature of Case: Breach of implied warranty of merchantability

Electronic Data Involved: e-mails

Keywords: label, trans fat, heightened showing

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