Our Blog: E-Discovery Services

“I always feel like somebody’s watching me…” The Legalities of Smart Devices and Privacy

September 1, 2021
By Lynne Hewitt
Posted in E-Discovery Services, Litigation

By Lynne Hewitt and the eDiscovery Committee at SMGG:  Gretchen Moore, Lydia Gorba, and Maryann... Read more

Ephemeral Messaging Apps: Think Twice Before You Send that Snap!

August 26, 2021
By Lydia Gorba
Posted in E-Discovery Services, Litigation

By Lydia Gorba  and the eDiscovery Committee at SMGG:  Gretchen Moore, Lynne Hewitt, and Maryann... Read more

An Emoji is Worth 1,000 Words

July 19, 2021
By Lynne Hewitt
Posted in E-Discovery Services

By Lynne Hewitt and the eDiscovery Committee at SMGG:  Gretchen Moore, Read more

Potato, Potahto… Email, Slack

May 5, 2021

By Gretchen E. Moore and the eDiscovery Committee at SMGG:   Read more

The Perils of Self-Collection of Electronically Stored Information

April 28, 2021

By Gretchen E. Moore and the eDiscovery Committee at SMGG:  Read more

“Hey Alexa…Are you Discoverable Evidence?”

February 27, 2017

Alexa, the friendly personal assistant voice of the Amazon Echo and Dot devices, can do  everything from streaming music and news updates to ordering pizza.  Alexa also has the ability to answer questions when asked, but one question Alexa may not... Read more

Let’s Get to the Point: FRCP 34

July 19, 2016

The new FRCP 34 changes the way attorneys respond to discovery requests. The New Rule 34 (b)(2):  Responses and Objections. (A)  Time to Respond. ... Read more

Preserving ESI in 2016 and Beyond: FRCP 37(e)

June 14, 2016

The December 1, 2015 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments made sweeping changes to Rule 37(e) regarding preservation of electronically stored information (ESI). Rule 37(e) has substantial business implications and more clearly defines the... Read more

The “New” Proportionality Rule: FRCP 26(b)(1)

June 3, 2016

On December 1, 2015, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended, affecting numerous aspects of civil litigation, particularly in the area of electronic discovery. As it relates to discovery and electronic discovery, the “new” rules of... Read more