Do your clients have discoverable social media? Are you familiar with those sites' terms of service? A recent New Jersey case out suggests it might well be worthwhile to find out.
Businesses must pay close attention to this developing case law and to their use of social media.
In a multidistrict litigation, a Northern District of Indiana court recently ruled that a defendant's use of predictive coding following other culling methods was reasonable.
By Hon. Charles S. Coody
Effective and persuasive person-to-person skills are still fundamental even in our instant-communication environment.
By Gillian W. Egan
Do not shrink from using ERISA conflict preemption as a defense.
By Jeffrey C. Sharer and Colleen M. Kenney
Complex and rapidly changing law and technology make e-discovery counsel a wise investment, if not an ethical requirement.
John Barkett describes the changes that may be in store for the federal rules. (7:57 min)
It is said that timing is everything. Matthew Bakota outlines how that is especially true as you prepare a mediation. (7:00 min)
Veteran litigator Steve Horace highlights mistakes you should avoid when on trial, then reviews proposed rule changes to how courts determine if an attorney is operating in bad faith. (8:10 min)
If you are coming to SAC in Chicago April 24–26 please join up for a PP&D Committee dinner Wednesday evening, as well as a committee lunch meeting on Friday. Read more.
We are always looking for ways to provide timely and useful information on Pretrial Practice & Discovery to our members and the Content Subcommittee spearheads this effort through our website and newsletter. If you are interested in becoming more involved through the Content Subcommittee, please contact one of the Content cochairs: Matthew Bakota, Gregory Boyle, Seth H. Row, or Mor Wetzler.
Do you have an article idea for the committee newsletter or website? We are always looking for new, interesting, timely content to publish. Please contact our newsletter editors, Matthew Bakota, Gregory Boyle, Seth H. Row, or Mor Wetzler if you have something you would like to contribute.