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The 5 Pillars of Lumix: How Now Discovery Simplifies eDiscovery

  • By Hector Corral
  • April 8, 2020
  • 317 Views 4 Min Read
At Now Discovery, we set a clear goal: we wanted to simplify ediscovery so that law firms, government agencies, and corporate legal departments could access powerful tools and processes previously accessible only in expensive, complicated review platforms. That’s why we created Lumix, simplifying workflows and incorporating multiple components—for loading, processing,...

Tips, Trends & Best Practices

eDiscovery Doesn’t Stop Just Because You’re Sheltering in Place

  • By Beth Moore
  • March 31, 2020
  • 561 Views 3 Min Read
Let’s face it: the typical ediscovery setup is the opposite of social distancing. Lawyers travel to individual custodians’ offices, touching keyboards, screens, and desks as they collect data from their computers, phones, and other devices. They amass the collected data into a database for a horde of dozens, if not...

Ediscovery in North America, Tips, Trends & Best Practices

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

  • By Hector Corral
  • January 6, 2020
  • 465 Views 8 Min Read
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 soon as practicable,” absent a court order, and at least 21 days before the court holds a scheduling conference or before the Rule 16(b) scheduling order is due. Rule 26(f)...

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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
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4 Advantages of Using Artificial Intelligence in eDiscovery

In the year 2015, a group of high-profile scientists warned that artificial intelligence might be the last invention of the...

May 9, 2020
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Around the World, Ediscovery in Canada, Law & Policy
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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
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Around the World, Ediscovery in Canada, Law & Policy
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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
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Ediscovery in North America, Law & Policy
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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
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Ediscovery in North America, Ediscovery News, Law & Policy
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
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Around the World, Ediscovery News
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
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Around the World
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
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Around the World, Law & Policy
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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
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Around the World, Ediscovery in North America, Law & Policy
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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
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Around the World, Law & Policy
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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
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Around the World, Ediscovery in Canada
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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
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Around the World, Ediscovery in Canada, Ediscovery in North America
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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
141 Views 4 Min Read

Law & Policy
By M.J. Moye

Don’t Forget Videoconferencing: Your eDiscovery Responsibilities

Companies around the world have rapidly adopted video conferencing as an important tool to maintain communications and workflow during the...

April 28, 2020
185 Views 3 Min Read

Ediscovery News
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COVID-19 is Not Going to Stop the Demand for eDiscovery

With more than one-third of 2020 behind us, COVID-19 has almost certainly clinched the award for top disaster of the...

April 28, 2020
157 Views 3 Min Read

Tips, Trends & Best Practices
By Steven Toews

The Importance of a Solid Information Governance Framework

Without a comprehensive information governance framework, an organization is flying blind. A lack of coherent rules and guidelines for how...

April 27, 2020
220 Views 3 Min Read

Tips, Trends & Best Practices
By Steven Toews

The Purpose of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model

The Electronic Discovery Reference Model, or just the “EDRM” for short, is a fantastic place to begin if you’re just...

April 27, 2020
86 Views 3 Min Read

Tips, Trends & Best Practices
By Beth Moore

Playing the Odds: Finding the Perfect eDiscovery Tool

Eenie meenie miney mo…  I’ll assume you know the rest. Yes, I still use  nursery rhymes to help me make...

April 22, 2020
141 Views 3 Min Read

Around the World, Ediscovery in North America, Law & Policy
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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
154 Views 4 Min Read

Tech & Software
By Hira Saaed

3 Challenges in Digital Forensics for Crime Investigation

"There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact," said Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective character, Sherlock Holmes. Just like...

April 19, 2020
152 Views 4 Min Read

Tech & Software
By Steven Toews

Electronically Stored Information: Easy to Create, More Difficult to Discover

On one level, the definition of ediscovery is easy to explain. It is simply the process of discovery in legal,...

April 19, 2020
155 Views 2 Min Read

Around the World, Law & Policy
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
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Around the World, Law & Policy
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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
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Tips, Trends & Best Practices
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Subscription-Based Pricing and Why eDiscovery Needs It

eDiscovery pricing has historically been complicated and arbitrary. On top of per-gigabyte costs or per-service pricing for ingestion, conversion, processing,...

April 13, 2020
245 Views 3 Min Read

Around the World, Ediscovery in Canada, Ediscovery in North America
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The Sedona Canada Principles At Work

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April 13, 2020
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Tech & Software
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The 5 Pillars of Lumix: How Now Discovery Simplifies eDiscovery

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April 8, 2020
317 Views 4 Min Read

Tips, Trends & Best Practices
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March 31, 2020
561 Views 3 Min Read

Ediscovery News
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Now Discovery’s COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

Phoenix, Arizona, March 17, 2020:  Our employee’s safety, as well as business continuity for our clients, is extremely important to...

March 18, 2020
386 Views 2 Min Read

Tips, Trends & Best Practices
By Beth Moore

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

My entry into ediscovery wasn’t very graceful. I was a gemologist who only spoke diamonds for 17 years. But upon...

March 9, 2020
880 Views 3 Min Read

Tips, Trends & Best Practices
By Hector Corral

What Is the EDRM, and Why Does it Matter for eDiscovery?

In the early 2000s, eDiscovery was still the Wild West. Before the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended in...

January 6, 2020
450 Views 5 Min Read

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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...

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465 Views 8 Min Read

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Tech & Software, Tips, Trends & Best Practices
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