According to the ABA Journal, e-discovery sanctions have "reached an all-time high after three decades of litigation over alleged discovery wrongdoing, and lawyers are increasingly being targeted." Lawyers from King & Spalding conducted a study, summarized in the Catalyst E-Discovery blog and published in the ,em>Duke Law Journal, that found "sanction motions and sanction awards for e-discovery violations have been trending ever-upward for the last 10 years and have now reached historic highs." They were able to identify 30 cases in which attorneys were sanctioned for e-discovery violations -- seven of the violations occurred in 2009 alone.
E-Discovery Sanctions at All-Time High, but What's the True Impact?
Law Technology News
January 14, 2011
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