Posts Tagged "Identification"

What Is Concept Searching?

What Is Concept Searching?

We will focus this podcast on what exactly is concept searching. Lots of tools say they are concept searching. What does this mean? What are the ranges in concept searching? How do you effectively do concept searching? How important is process to the entire search and retrieval effort. How do you build a “cocktail approach” to designing the right electronic discovery process. These and other issues will be addressed by Dr. Herb Roitblat.

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The Status of Meta Data Case Law

The Status of Meta Data Case Law

Meta Data is essentially the finger prints which all electronic records have. Who created the file, the date it was created, changes to the records, are just a few examples of Meta Data. Often times, Meta Data itself can be the smoking gun in a lawsuit when retrieved in a defensible manner and examined properly.

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The Top 10 Ways to Reduce Costs of Electronic Discovery

The Top 10 Ways to Reduce Costs of Electronic Discovery

Listen to Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Gates attorney David Cohen, discuss 10 ways companies can reduce the costs of electronic discovery. Mr. Cohen is a partner in K&L Gates where he co-chairs the firm’s e-Discovery Analysis & Technology (e-DAT) Group. Mr. Cohen has over 25 years of commercial litigation experience in a variety of subject matters. David Cohen is a frequent national speaker on electronic discovery, using technology in litigation and electronic records management. He has also authored numerous legal publications.

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The Critical Role of Preservation in an Electronic Discovery

The Critical Role of Preservation in an Electronic Discovery

Listen to attorney David Ries describe the oft missed importance of requesting that your adversary preserve their electronic data. How to do this effectively, why it is important and how attorneys can mess this step up are some of the issues on preservation that we will address. This show will take you from the trigger of litigation through the preservation analysis. We will be recording a show specifically on litigation holds which is logically a good show to listen to after this podcast.

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Top 10 Electronic Discovery Issues for Corporate Counsel

Top 10 Electronic Discovery Issues for Corporate Counsel

This top 10 list for companies proactively seeking to manage their ESI is a good overview of the process a company goes through when confronting electronic evidence in an electronic discovery case. Therefore you can use this list when starting a case or if you want to prepare for electronic discovery down the road.

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Beyond Key Word Searching in Electronic Discovery

Beyond Key Word Searching in Electronic Discovery

http://esibytes.com/wp-content/uploads/AudioFiles/Beyond%20Key%20Word%20Searching%20in%20Electronic%20Discovery%20With%20Jason%20R.%20Baron.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Listen to Jason R. Baron, the National Archives Director of Litigation give his personal views on better search and retrieval methods. Jason will point out the flaws in key word searching. Jason has been an active member of the Sedona Conference and he is a frequent speaker and writer on this topic. Professionally, Jason Baron has served as the National Archives’ Director of Litigation since May, 2000. In this position he is responsible for overseeing all litigation-related activities confronting the National Archives, including complex Federal court litigation involving access to Federal and Presidential records in the National Archives’ custody. In addition, Jason Baron is the National Archives’ representative to The Sedona Conference, where he is a member of the Steering Committee for Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production, and serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Sedona Conference Best Practices Commentary on the Use of Search and Information Retrieval in E-Discovery. Mr. Baron is also a founding coordinator of the TREC Legal Track, an international research project organized through the National Institute of Standards and Technology to evaluate search protocols used in e-discovery. In this show we candidly address some of the issues facing search and retrieval, lawyers misperceptions on how effective key word searching is, some of the ground breaking studies on search and retreival such as the Blair & Maron study in 1985, why many current search and retreival processes do not scale and are so expensive, the work Jason Baron has done coordinating current studies on search and retrieval with TREC, and the overall challenges with search and retrieval. [DDET Click here to read the transcript] Karl Schieneman-Interviewer Jason R. Baron-Guest K: Hello everyone. Welcome to another addition of ESI Bytes. This is of course, a free podcast for electronic discovery where we try to offer the national content that appears in conferences around the country with national speakers that a price everyone can afford – free, and at a time when a topic might mean something to you. Today I’m real pleased with the show. We’re doing a show on search and retrieval with Jason Baron. Jason has served as the National Archives Director of Litigation since May of 2000. In this position, he’s responsible for overseeing all litigation activities confronting the National Archives including complex federal court litigation involving access to federal presidential records in the national archives’ custody. He also serves as NARA’s representative for The Sedona Conference (as many of the past speakers have been). Jason’s very involved with Sedona. He’s a member of the steering committee for Working Group One on electronic document retention and reduction. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Sedona Conference’s Best Practices commentary on the use of search and information retrieval in e-discovery. He’s also the founding coordinator of Legal TREC – an international research project organized for the National Institute of Standards and Technology to evaluate search protocols used in e-discovery. If you GOOGLE Jason on “search...

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Seven Steps for an Effective Litigation Hold

Seven Steps for an Effective Litigation Hold

This podcast will cover why litigation holds are such a hot topic, what is a litigation hold, when is the trigger event for a litigation hold – including a brief discussion of the Phillip M. Adams, LLC v. Dell, Inc., 2009 WL 910801 (D.Utah March 30, 2009) decision, is there any proportionality considered before a party starts spending money to implement a litigation hold, tips for implementing a defensible litigation hold, data mapping as a litigation hold tool, and some advice on where to look for more information on litigation holds.

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Electronic Discovery in Everyday Cases

Electronic Discovery in Everyday Cases

In this podcast, we break down everyday cases where E-Discovery occurs, offer tips on saving money, how to figure out what the use of experts in a case will cost, tips on preserving evidence – even if you aren’t sure you will use ESI, litigation hold measures for smaller cases, the format in which to provide evidence to an attorney for review, advice for selection of a good EDD vendor for smaller cases, the pitfalls of using an internal IT department for E-Discovery tasks, the importance of working with opposing counsel in smaller cases to be more effective and really save money, and where most attorneys mess up smaller electronic discovery cases.

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David v. Goliath Part 2 – What Happens When Different Sized Parties Meet in E-Discovery: All Star Panel

David v. Goliath Part 2 – What Happens When Different Sized Parties Meet in E-Discovery: All Star Panel

We looked at electronic discovery from David’s perspective: Not having many electronic records to produce but looking at being dumped on with an onslaught of electronic records. Also some of the concerns with fairness from judges and their reaction to economic arguments from the defense side. We also talked to Goliath, the defense side of most cases. We asked their opinion on the various stages of an electronic discovery case, understanding they were incurring significant costs right away in the case. As you can hear, David and Goliath did not agree on much. This was a very entertaining program.

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