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Posts on Legal Tech, Litigation, & E-Discovery

Jeff Kerr

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July 08, 2020

An Analysis of Popular True Crime Podcasts

Podcasts have become a ubiquitous part of our lives, with people around the world regularly listening to shows from their favorite entertainers as soon as the newest episode is released. One topic that has proven to be particularly popular among...

eDiscovery
May 28, 2020

Preparing for E-Discovery

It’s safe to say electronic evidence—text messages, digital photos, cloud storage, and the internet of things—will be involved in every new case you have. As a result, it’s important you prepare to produce and request electronic evidence from the...

May 07, 2020

A Statistical Analysis of Dateline - TV Show Legal trends 2015 - 2019

Dateline on NBC has been on the air for nearly three decades and has become one of America’s favorite sources for true crime and real-world legal drama. Across the country, millions have tuned in weekly for years in order to learn the details of...

eDiscovery
September 05, 2019

Requesting and Producing Text Messages in Discovery

Text messages can be powerful evidence. We know from personal experience that they are ubiquitous, both in our personal lives and our work lives. A text is less formal than an email - shorter, quicker, and more likely to draw a quick response....

May 17, 2019

Visual Timelines: How we Made It

Facts mean a lot. The who, what, where, when, and why of cases can make all the difference in a case. Aside from finding the facts, there's also the important task of organizing them. If there are many facts, organization is what differentiates a...

eDiscovery
March 08, 2019

Email Collection for eDiscovery with Outlook

Email is involved as evidence in nearly every legal case. In 2019, it's actually really hard to imagine a case where email wouldn't have some bearing on the outcome. Even "avid off-the-gridders" has a website, and monkeys are taking selfies!...

eDiscovery
January 24, 2019

Improving PDF-Based Document Productions: Unitization

PDF files are used in almost every industry as the standard file type for a document that has reached its “final” form, such as a signed contract, a filed pleading, or a scanned document. In contrast, when we’re still editing a document, it will...

eDiscovery
June 12, 2018

Database Discovery 102

In a previous post, we covered the nuts and bolts of databases and some of the terminology you need to know when discussing them. Now, we can get down to brass tacks and tell you how to get the data out so that you can use it to prove your case. ...

Litigation Management
May 14, 2018

Weighing the Benefits of Settling Your Case Out of Court

The vast majority of civil cases never go to trial. Some are dismissed because the pleadings are deficient and others are closed at a later stage, but many are settled. A settlement can feel like a win or a loss, depending on the figure. If the...

eDiscovery
May 02, 2018

Desktop vs. Cloud-Based E-Discovery Software

In parts one and two of this series on e-discovery review software, we’ve covered the limitations of consumer-grade software for document review and the top software features you should be aware of when evaluating an e-discovery solution for your...