e-discovery

e-discovery

(Electronic-DISCOVERY) Relevant evidence in a court case that resides in electronic form. It includes all types of electronic files, including Web pages, email correspondence, as well as database, word processing and spreadsheet files.

Faster than Manual Coding
Compiling electronic evidence is much faster than manual coding from paper documents as has been common in the past. Meta-data such as date, from, to and type of document can be extracted automatically from electronic files in order to create an evidence database.
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A Legalweek West session looks at how to navigate the disparate e-discovery guidelines of investigatory agencies and the biggest challenges companies will face.
Summary: As ever more information becomes digitized, and new data sources like social media enter the equation, legal departments face ballooning e-discovery costs.
Over the past few years, the legal industry has seen a growing and sustained trend toward enterprises reducing the amount of e-discovery work they are outsourcing to third-party service providers and outside counsel.
KMWorld magazine selected FTI Technology for its two innovative software platforms, Ringtail and RadianceTM, which offer easy-to-use visual analytics for finding important data in investigations, early case assessment (ECA) and e-discovery.
E-discovery generally involves one or more iterative sessions of information governance, identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis, production, and presentation of electronic information and data (Electronically Stored Information or ESI) required for legal investigation or litigation.
10, e-discovery software developer Exterro announced the release of its "2016 E-discovery Preparedness Almanac," an offering aimed at helping e-discovery professionals navigate the ongoing changes in their field.
E-discovery is spreading even in countries that have no laws to require the practice, according to a recent report by Kroll Ontrack.
In the Fall of 2012, I interviewed thirty inside counsel to identify the most important trends that will transform e-discovery in the next decade, and to solicit their guidance on how to navigate this altered landscape.
A wide array of national experts will discuss how to competently and cost-effectively handle e-discovery in small and medium cases and will shed light on the latest developments in Florida and federal e-discovery rules.
6 million in discovery costs is particularly high, changes in technology and the development of the digital era have forced litigants to devote increasing resources to e-discovery while preparing for trial.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-June 27, 2011-Clearwell E-Discovery Platform chosen by Betfair(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Amid all this news, there is one term we haven't yet heard that will have a large role in this saga as it plays out: e-discovery, which refers to the pretrial action in a lawsuit where parties can request or compel digital documents as evidence.