eDiscovery Law & Process

This 214-page document, “Handbook on European data protection law,” looks incredibly comprehensive.  It ends with 13 pages of citations to European case law on various issues.

The resource was “jointly prepared by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and the Council of Europe together with the Registry of the European Court of

Amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45 to take effect

When we all return to work from Thanksgivukkah weekend, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 45, governing non-party subpoenas, will have changed, effective December 1, 2013.  To review the new content, follow one or both of these links:

Just a quick note to remind (?or first-mind?) everyone that this site’s Resources page is an ever-expanding universe.

Some highlights of recent additions and changes include:

  • Brand new eSignatures Bibliography posted on 9/11/13
  • New/replacement Records-Retention slide deck from

The Murky Way         

An oft-repeated translating maxim is: technologists are from Mars, lawyers are from Venus.

So getting IT folks and attorneys — both infamous for acronyms and jargon — to work together during eDiscovery can be challenging.  An interplanetary translator is often needed when attorneys and techies collaborate to tame the world of

Introduction to eDiscovery’s eVolution – Past, Present and Future

Three segments of the 1940 Walt Disney classic Fantasia correspond with the three historical phases business information and civil litigation discovery have undergone in the past three-quarters of a century.  Fantasia, an iconic combination of a set of Disney-animated vignettes each set to a well