Podcast List

Looking Back at the New Federal Rules: Was It Worth It?

Looking Back at the New Federal Rules: Was It Worth It?

With an old Judge, old lawyer and old technologist, we explore the utility of the new rules and whether this panel believes many years of work pushing the amendments through will make a difference on the practice of eDiscovery. It’s an interesting question and one which this panel dives into.

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LegalTech NYC 2016

LegalTech NYC 2016

LegalTech, for those who are unfamiliar, is the preeminent legal technology show in the world and is being held in New York City from Tuesday, February 2 through Thursday February 4, 2016. One reason we are hosting this show before Legal Tech is to provide advice on how to get the most out of the event.

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Judicial Perspective on Changes to Rule 37e on Sanctions

Judicial Perspective on Changes to Rule 37e on Sanctions

The new Rule 37(e) which recently went into effect on failure to preserve and spoliation is thoroughly discussed by two well-known Judges, the Hon. Paul Grimm and the Hon. John Facciola.

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Updating Mergers and Acquisitions Based on Legal Issues Involving Technology

Updating Mergers and Acquisitions Based on Legal Issues Involving Technology

Our guests will discuss their entrepreneurial series of research papers looking at M & A work through the lens of E-Discovery, Data Privacy and Information Governance best practices. This is truly a new way to think and evaluate due diligence and transnational work.

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Data Privacy Pioneers Discuss Data Privacy and Security

Data Privacy Pioneers Discuss Data Privacy and Security

Listen to technologists and attorneys at the forefront of data privacy discuss what today’s key issues are, including how to reduce liability and what the risks are.

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Retired eDiscovery Judges Podcast – Nolan, Hedges, Waxse and Facciola

Retired eDiscovery Judges Podcast – Nolan, Hedges, Waxse and Facciola

Several retired or semi-retired judges who have made substantial contributions to the world of eDiscovery discuss the challenges they have seen in eDiscovery, what they are doing now, and what their feelings are about the profession going forward.

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eDiscovery Pioneers Craig Ball and Tom O’Connor Launch New Podcast Series

eDiscovery Pioneers Craig Ball and Tom O’Connor Launch New Podcast Series

Craig Ball and Tom O’Connor join us to talk about their new E-Discovery podcast series. These two guests are witty and intelligent on e-discovery issues. We are thrilled to have them on our show to discuss their educational views on e-discovery topics.

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Big Dark Data and the Criminal Internet; eDiscovery’s Next Frontiers

Big Dark Data and the Criminal Internet; eDiscovery’s Next Frontiers

Listen to a fascinating discussion on Dark Data and its implications for e-discovery. This is an emerging issue in E-Discovery and this podcast is a “no holds barred” discussion on what lawyers, judges and technologists think about what happens when the technology tools can’t read the data the companies are using to make their business decisions.

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LegalTech West Coast 2015 – Why you might want to attend

LegalTech West Coast 2015 – Why you might want to attend

Henry Dicker sheds light on what makes LegalTech interesting and the differences between LegalTech East in New York City and LegalTech West, which is being held this year in San Francisco.

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Using E-Discovery Counsel to Innovate

Using E-Discovery Counsel to Innovate

Learn about the role eDiscovery counsel can play in eDiscovery innovation and process improvement. Each of our guests serves as eDiscovery Counsel for clients who often hire other law firms to litigate. Listen in as we hear their perspective why this works as well as some of the challenges of becoming eDiscovery Counsel.

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Innovating Technology in E-Discovery

Innovating Technology in E-Discovery

In this show, we talk about the challenges of getting lawyers to open their minds and their wallets and grasp newer technology, let alone use it. We thought it would be interesting to have two entrepreneur technologists on the show to talk about their perspectives on gaining adoption of new technologies in the legal space.

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Spurring Innovation in eDiscovery: Educate, Lead or Just Wait?

Spurring Innovation in eDiscovery: Educate, Lead or Just Wait?

Listen as Peter McCann, the Hon. John Facciola, and Karl Schieneman discuss the role education can play in e-discovery innovation and improvement. Or, is innovation in e-discovery fringe material not readily consumable by the legal marketplace? It’s an interesting question and one which this panel will dive into.

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Profiling Patrick Oot and His E-Discovery Story

Profiling Patrick Oot and His E-Discovery Story

This show features special guest Patrick Oot, a Shareholder at Shook Hardy & Bacon who has had well publicized stints at the SEC and Verizon where he oversaw e-Discovery and helped Verizon be named as a Top 10 Most Innovative legal groups by Inside Counsel magazine in 2007. Patrick has been influential in spearheading research into better review approaches with people and technology as a founding member of the e-Discovery Institute. We are thrilled that Patrick has agreed to join us as we launch a new version of ESIBytes with our special host, the Hon. John Facciola.

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Facciola Impressions Show

Facciola Impressions Show

We have an interesting show which may signal a change in direction for ESIBytes where we just talk to Judge Facciola, the retiring Federal Magistrate Judge from the District of Columbia, about his thoughts on E-Discovery as he approaches retirement.

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Reply to Grossman/Cormack Studies

Reply to Grossman/Cormack Studies

Listen to Karl Schieneman and Tom Gricks discuss their views on the recent two Technology Assisted Review (TAR) or Predictive Coding papers authored by Maura Grossman and Dr. Gordon Cormack.

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Data Privacy and Security

Data Privacy and Security

Listen to James Daley, a partner at Daley & Fey, talk about data privacy and security. Jim is a pioneer in the field of e-discovery and data privacy issues and speaks all over the world on issues related to e-discovery. This is a timely podcast given all of the recent news concerning data privacy and breaches.

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Law Firm Outsourcing of eDiscovery

Law Firm Outsourcing of eDiscovery

Learn about how law firms view outsourcing eDiscovery tasks like collection, processing, hosting and reviewing data to technology oriented vendors. Some firms want to own the EDRM model. Others want to outsource. And others consider eDiscovery a distraction to the practice of law so they ignore it.

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Top 10 eDiscovery Cases of 2013 with Ron Hedges

Top 10 eDiscovery Cases of 2013 with Ron Hedges

Former New Jersey Magistrate Judge and E-Discovery Expert Ron Hedges as well as attorney Patricia Antezana discuss 2013’s Top 10 eDiscovery cases.

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Discovery Land Show

Discovery Land Show

This show takes a special look back at the E-Discovery Board Game built in 2005 by Karl as he is joined by some of the experts featured prominently in the game. Guests include Kevin Esposito – the million dollar bill, Jim Michalowicz – the $500,000 bill, Jim Daley – the $100,000 bill and Tim Opsitnick – the $50,000 bill. The purpose of the show is to look back at how we saw issues back in 2005 when we built the game and then look forward to 2014 and see if we see things the same way now.

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EDI Oracle Study on Technology Assisted Review (“TAR”)

EDI Oracle Study on Technology Assisted Review (“TAR”)

Learn about the recent study by the eDiscovery institute with Oracle that involved ranking different predictive coding tools. What started as a “bake off” between technology assisted review (“TAR”) tools is now turning into a wonderful source of data on TAR.

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Using Contracts to Manage E-Discovery Risks

Using Contracts to Manage E-Discovery Risks

Hear the arguments for using contracts to limit risks in eDiscovery and commercial litigation. This excellent idea hasn’t received enough publicity in the electronic discovery industry.

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Biomet a BioMess?

Biomet a BioMess?

Discussion of the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2391) regarding the pre-cull of ESI using keywords before predictive coding.

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New Summer Class for E-Discovery Training

New Summer Class for E-Discovery Training

In this podcast, we talk about the new summer school program in e-discovery for law students. Come listen to find out more about this program and forward it to law students you know so they can get access to these tools even if their current law school doesn’t offer a similar class.

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Making Predictive Coding Pizza at the DESI V Conference in Rome

Making Predictive Coding Pizza at the DESI V Conference in Rome

In this show, we talk about the upcoming DESI V conference in Rome, Italy which will focus on predictive coding. DESI is a more technical conference than the typical CLE program and you are just as apt to meet a thought leader who is a lawyer as you are likely to meet the chief scientist behind software you might be using or might be hitting the market soon. It is a pure and academic experience which I highly recommend after attending DESI IV in Pittsburgh, PA in 2011.

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eDJ and ReviewLess Predictive Coding Boot Camps

eDJ and ReviewLess Predictive Coding Boot Camps

Karl is joined by Barry Murphy, analyst for the eDJ Group , who will be talking about the series of boot camps they are bringing to cities around the country. The goal is to seed more lawyers who can be conversant about these tools and to make it accessible and affordable. That is why we are not just doing a big conference that attendees need to travel to and pay hundreds or thousands of dollars to attend plus travel costs.

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Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 2

Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part series on over processing of ESI and the Microsoft letter. For this show, we added Tom Gricks, head of the predictive coding department at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis. We go beyond case law and try to use common sense to discuss if there are solutions to this problem. The other solution might be to continue the status quo and wait for new federal rules to try and bail us out.

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Predictive Coding Gets a Glossary

Predictive Coding Gets a Glossary

Learn about the recent publication by Dr. Maura Grossman and Dr. Gordon Cormack entitled The Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology-Assisted Review published in Volume 7 Issue 1 of the Federal Courts Law Review in 2013. Joining us on this show are the Honorable John M. Facciola from the District of Columbia who wrote the foreword to the Glossary and Maura R. Grossman, Counsel at Wachtell Lipton, Rosen & Katz and and Dr. Gordon V. Cormack Professor from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario.

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Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 1

Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 1

On today’s show, we do part 1 of a 2 part series on the problems of over collection and the challenges this presents to corporations. We’ll discuss the incredible analysis that Microsoft put together in preparation for a meeting in Dallas for the Rules Subcommittee to discuss detailed metrics on why the Federal Rules on E-Discovery need more guidance on the obligations companies should adhere to in order to make them proportionate to the case at hand.

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LegalTech 2013 ESIBytes Podcast

LegalTech 2013 ESIBytes Podcast

This is a special ESIBytes show discussing the upcoming LegalTech in New York City from January 29 – 31. Joining us as a guest on this show is Henry Dicker, Vice President of Events at ALM, Executive Director, LegalTech. Henry has been with ALM for 13 years and has been running the LegalTech brand for his entire tenure. LegalTech for those who are unfamiliar, is the preeminent legal technology show in the world and is being held in New York City.

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eDiscovery Journal Predictive Coding Survey

eDiscovery Journal Predictive Coding Survey

Learn about a new survey from the eDiscovery Journal that seeks to better understand the current state of predictive coding.

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Chelsea Schieneman 2012 E-Discovery Survey of Law Firms and Document Review

Chelsea Schieneman 2012 E-Discovery Survey of Law Firms and Document Review

We’ll discuss the results of an extremely interesting Senior Year student marketing research project at John Carroll University where 218 attorneys were surveyed from around the country on their views regarding document review projects.

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The Top 10 E-Discovery Cases of 2012

The Top 10 E-Discovery Cases of 2012

Listen to our annual podcast on this year’s top 10 cases in electronic discovery featuring our special guest Ron Hedges, former Magistrate Judge from New Jersey.

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Early Case Assessment (ECA) Strategies – The Wrong Way and The Right Way

We will talk about common methods used today; what some of their limitations are; how like any database driven task, a bad collection or poor records management at the front end can impede good ECA; and how new technologies like concept searching are making ECA easier to accomplish.

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Evaluating Search and Retrieval Tools in Electronic Discovery

This show will generally discuss the different types of search tools that are out there and why they all operate differently. We will discuss some fairly granular issues which the unwary might not notice when relying on a search engine to find everything. Topics we will discuss include the differences between search engines, how search engines operate, the role stop words play within search engines, to what extent hiring search experts is required, strategies for deduplicating documents, how to store data in your search engine, wading through misspelled words, variants and synonyms, the issue of saving accurate time zone metadata in ESI, different quality control steps for review, how to evaluate different search engines, and where these two experts believe the field of search will be heading in the next few years.

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