Crowell & Moring Releases "2014 Data Law Trends and Developments: E-Discovery, Privacy, Cybersecurity & Information Governance" by Crowell & Morning. All eDiscovery professionals should read and reference Crowell’s most recent encyclopedic report on the state of “newer” evolving issues facing professionals. The report is a very practical guide to relevant issues, caselaw, costs and the numbers behind the explosive growth of data. The link will navigate you to a page where the report is available for download.
Proposed Guidelines for Nonparty eDiscovery in New York’s Commercial Division by Adam Cohen. New York State Supreme Court’s Commercial Division just closed public comment on proposed new eDiscovery guidelines/rules for nonparties in the Commercial Division. Cohen does a good job out outlining the changes. While this is obviously germane to NY practitioners, it is also reflective of a widespread movement amongst jurisdictions, the FRCP, non-profit policy organizations and for-profit educational groups that seeks to standardize and structure the process of eDiscovery. Another good article about NY’s proposed guidelines is available here from Nixon Peabody.
What the Judges Said: Top 10 Takeaways from LegalTech Judges Panel by Tara Emory. As eDiscovery lawyers and professionals, we are always looking for guidance and validation. It is a constant craving. Emory’s “top 10” list covers the breadth of modern eDiscovery topics and satisfies our need to know what those whose opinions matter really think.