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Document Shredding? Not with Robust eDiscovery Processes

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

eDiscovery is a set of electronic tools, including data analytics, applied to the specific legal procedure of Discovery. But there is no reason why these tools can’t cross-pollinate, and be applied to other domains.

Tips, Trends & Best Practices

How a Legal Tech Newbie Learned to Process Data in 10 Minutes

  • By Beth Moore
  • March 9, 2020
  • 963 Views 3 Min Read

My entry into ediscovery wasn’t very graceful. I was a gemologist who only spoke diamonds for 17 years. But upon re-entering the workplace post-kid, I decided to try my hand at a new gig. A very exciting conversation with a dear friend led me to ediscovery and I quickly found myself immersed in a niche …

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.

Ediscovery in Canada

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
56 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 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
160 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
296 Views 4 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 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
390 Views 4 Min Read

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