The Cloud: Not Cirrus but Quite Serious
If storing data electronically in the Internet cloud can result in a higher level of service and flexibility while saving costs, is there any reason not to do so? Lawyers should consider two key issues before storing data in a cloud: confidentiality and discovery.

Getting a Grip on Litigation Holds
A company’s document retention policy should include “litigation holds” to prevent destruction of documents related to ongoing or anticipated litigation. That general pronouncement is often of little use in real world cases, as litigants in recent cases have discovered.

Predictive Coding Leads Georgetown E-Discovery Institute
Predictive coding in electronic data discovery — aka TAR (technology-assisted review) or CAR (computer-assisted review) — had not one, but three separate sessions at the ninth annual 2012 Georgetown Law Advanced E-Discovery Institute.