Linked: California Enacts Statutes Which Will Make Discovery More Costly
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Linked: California Enacts Statutes Which Will Make Discovery More Costly

Ah California, making things difficult for us poor Litigation Support folks. SB 370 changes the rules in California, and could, potentially be quite messy and expensive, depending on how the rules get clarified in the Courts. In a nutshell, it’s going to change how we produce documents: “Going forward, the producing party is required to…

Linked: Battling Depression in a Burnout Culture
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Linked: Battling Depression in a Burnout Culture

Parker’s story isn’t about the legal industry, but I think we could easily recognize ourselves in this statement, couldn’t we? “The modern work culture’s new mantra slightly expands that weathered phrase: “The customer is always right, and the clock is always ticking.” This mantra resounds the constant hum of a connected world in which instantaneous…

Linked: Text Messages, EDiscovery, and the New Threat to Privacy
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Linked: Text Messages, EDiscovery, and the New Threat to Privacy

I don’t believe a lot of people understand this when it comes to BYOD situations: By the way, something else that the phone’s owner should understand: the extraction will not be limited to “relevant” text messages. Such refined extracting and searching is not possible with text messages – at least not yet. Rather, all information…

Linked: The Original EDRM Has Run Its Course – Is it Time for an In Situ E-Discovery Model?
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Linked: The Original EDRM Has Run Its Course – Is it Time for an In Situ E-Discovery Model?

Anne Kershaw’s LinkedIn post definitely provides some food for thought. Personally, I would agree that, eventually, this approach should be the recommended one: As is obvious, the huge change with the In Situ model is that by and large the corporate data doesn’t move. It stays in place as different analytical capabilities are applied to…

If Candidates Are Ghosting You, Is It a Sign Your Position Isn’t Anything Special?
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If Candidates Are Ghosting You, Is It a Sign Your Position Isn’t Anything Special?

That’s the interesting take away from this piece in Barron’s from early this year, and one that I think has some truth. White-collar jobs, where much of the recruiting action is, don’t look that different from food processing. As much as 95% of hiring is for experienced workers who will step right in and perform…