It’s easy for litigators without a technical background to be intimidated by the jargon, processes and other seemingly mystical aspects of software. But with the right tools and knowledge, you’ll blend right in with the techie crowd. You just need to bone up on the essentials.

In my earlier article, “The Software Code: Unlocking the Mysteries of Software Analysis for Litigators,” I discussed some of the essential software terms litigators need to know to “talk the talk” of software. After reading that part, you now know the difference between “software source code” and “software object code,” the value of software comments and the importance of never saying “software codes” — it’s the quickest way to lose your street cred. Now it’s time to put some of your newfound knowledge to use in one of the first stages of civil litigation — written discovery.

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