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A Double-Edged Sword: Plaintiff Appeals Order To Turn Over His Metadata

  • By Steven Toews
  • June 3, 2020
  • 159 Views 3 Min Read

In Laushway v. Messervey, 2014 NSCA 7, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal considered the case of a bashful plaintiff appealing a production order requiring him to produce his hard drives for metadata examination by the defendant.

Around the World, Tech & Software

Can eDiscovery Tools Be Applied to Freedom of Information Processes?

  • By Drew Donnelly
  • June 10, 2020
  • 65 Views 3 Min Read

Manual processes for discovery are costly and liable to significant human error: So too with FOI requests. Applying ediscovery techniques will result in a more efficient and comprehensive response for requesters.

Around the World, Law & Policy

The Challenges of Cross-Border eDiscovery and Information Governance

  • By M.J. Moye
  • April 15, 2020
  • 335 Views 3 Min Read

You love the ease of use and intuitiveness of Now Discovery’s Lumix platform for processing the legal review of data, but what if you need to conduct some cross-border ediscovery? “Sacré Bleu!” “Ach, nee!”  “Oddio!” Right, language may serve up some challenges in cross-border ediscovery processing, but overcoming potential jurisdictional hurdles, as well as variations …

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By Drew Donnelly

Can eDiscovery Tools Be Applied to Freedom of Information Processes?

“A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or...

June 10, 2020
65 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Help me, I’m Stubborn: A (Misguided) Request for Paper Disclosure

In R. v. Piaskowski et al, 2007 MBQB 68, the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench was confronted with an extraordinary...

June 10, 2020
55 Views 2 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Electronic Document Rules Working Group: Focus on Proportionality

The Electronic Document Rules Working Group was established in 2016 by the Uniform Law Conference of Canada. The purpose of...

June 10, 2020
135 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Canadian Access to Information Requests = Difficult eDiscovery

Access to information requests became a sticky proposition for public health authorities in Canada in the latter part of the...

June 10, 2020
103 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Hague Convention’s Role in Cross-Border eDiscovery Gets Boost with Recent Federal Court Ruling

The Hague Convention’s role in cross-border ediscovery got a boost in the U.S. recently as a federal judge deemed that...

June 10, 2020
52 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

New GDPR Guidelines Define Consent Around Web Cookies- Any Cross-Border eDiscovery impacts?

Anyone in the U.S. involved with ediscovery issues in the European Union likely keeps a close eye on the European...

June 9, 2020
55 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

What Does Attorney-Client Privilege Mean for eDiscovery? A Lesson from Australia

Attorney-client privilege (sometimes called  ‘lawyer-client’ or ‘legal professional’ privilege) can be applied in a range of different scenarios to protect...

June 3, 2020
47 Views 2 Min Read

By Steven Toews

A Double-Edged Sword: Plaintiff Appeals Order To Turn Over His Metadata

In Laushway v. Messervey, 2014 NSCA 7, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal considered the case of a bashful plaintiff...

June 3, 2020
159 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Finding Fireworks in National Security Advisor Michael Flynn eDiscovery Motion

Legal motions regarding ediscovery tend to be pretty dry, so when I saw references in a May 6th ediscovery motion...

May 12, 2020
314 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDisclosure Basics in Rural Canada: A Final Word

When I was practicing criminal law in northern Manitoba, Canada, we didn’t have the benefit of a lot of conveniences,...

May 9, 2020
274 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDiscovery Best Practices in Remote Locations

Last week I discussed a couple of cases that illustrate the obligations of the prosecution when providing edisclosure to defense...

May 9, 2020
295 Views 4 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Cell Phone Text Message eDiscovery Request Deemed Too Broad and “Tardy” by Federal Judge

If you want to take a look at what’s on a defendants’ cell phone as part of ediscovery in a...

May 8, 2020
245 Views 4 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

COVID-19 Privacy Legislation Brings Challenges to eDiscovery

As if ediscovery practitioners and ESI (electronically stored information) compliance managers don’t already have enough data privacy concerns to contend...

May 8, 2020
338 Views 4 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Will “The Dark Overlord” Case Require Dark Web eDiscovery?

Having never heard of “The Dark Overlord” until coming across the name in the summary of a recent federal lawsuit...

May 8, 2020
268 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Does eDiscovery in Germany Exist? It’s complicated.

As a new resident of Germany, one discovers the cliché of German efficiency is not entirely accurate. The Berlin-Brandenburg Airport...

May 8, 2020
267 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Pyrrho and the Evidence for Predictive Coding

The ancient Greek sceptic, Pyrrho of Elis (c. 360 – c. 270 BCE), was the first philosopher to emphasize the...

May 8, 2020
244 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Proportionality vs Reasonableness in eDiscovery: The Tests

"In law, nothing is certain but the expense" – Samuel Butler.  The cost of civil litigation has an outsized impact...

May 8, 2020
292 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Kim Dotcom and eDiscovery in New Zealand. What’s the connection?

This man has been referred to as the ‘El Chapo’ of illegal file sharing.  He has been fighting extradition from...

May 8, 2020
280 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Challenging Inadequate eDisclosure Systems in Canada

Last week, I mentioned that the edisclosure system we utilized at the Crown’s office in northern Manitoba was likely inadequate....

May 8, 2020
265 Views 4 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDisclosure in the 19th Century: Welcome to Manitoba

My History Between the years 2012 and 2018 I worked mostly as a Crown Attorney in northern Manitoba, Canada. Crown...

May 8, 2020
287 Views 4 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

How will eDiscovery Work With Lawsuits Challenging China’s COVID-19 Response?

While the personal, social, and economic costs ensuing from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may be almost unfathomable, that’s certainly not...

April 22, 2020
231 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

What Your Purchasing Habits (Don’t) Have To Do With eDiscovery

New Data Protection Laws and Global eDiscovery “After a while you learn that privacy is something you can sell, but...

April 19, 2020
323 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

The Challenges of Cross-Border eDiscovery and Information Governance

You love the ease of use and intuitiveness of Now Discovery’s Lumix platform for processing the legal review of data,...

April 15, 2020
335 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

The Sedona Canada Principles At Work

The Sedona Canada Principles are the Canadian version of the Sedona Principles commonly used in the United States. Simply put,...

April 13, 2020
389 Views 4 Min Read

By Hector Corral

10 Steps to Prepare You for a Rule 26(f) eDiscovery Conference

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f) requires parties to litigation to meet-and-confer early in a case—the rule’s language specifies “as...

January 6, 2020
877 Views 8 Min Read

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