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Predictions (and hopes) for e-discovery in 2016

While 2015 will likely be remembered as the year the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were substantively overhauled to resolve many persistent issues related to e-discovery, 2016 quietly marks ten years since the Federal Rules were amended to expressly recognize, for the first time, that electronically stored information (ESI) was equally as discoverable as its … Continue Reading

The ethical duty of competence in 2015

Although the legal field is not a profession known for embracing change, several developments over the past year have made it clear that even lawyers have an ethical obligation to understand the basics of modern technology.  This summer, Massachusetts became the fourteenth state to include an express duty of technological competence in its state ethics … Continue Reading
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