Mark Lyon

eDiscovery Attorney

Category / eDiscovery

June 26, 2013

Criminal and Governmental eDiscovery

Justin Murphy of Crowell & Moring in D.C. recently published an article on dealing with electronically stored information (ESI) for criminal defendants, prosecutors and defense attorneys. He notes, as have many working to produce information to the government, that some of the protections against discovery abuses found in the civil context have not yet developed …

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May 2, 2013

Political eDiscovery Fight in Wisconsin

ACEDS has an interesting article today on a political fight over deleted emails in a Wisconsin redistricting case. Democrats allege that Republican staffers initially deleted a handful of emails; their investigation now points to much more significant deletion – on the order of hundreds of thousands of documents. The users accused of deletion filed affidavits indicating that …

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April 30, 2013

Minnesota Updates Discovery Rules

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In July, recent changes to Minnesota’s Rules of Civil Procedure take effect. These rules made significant changes to Rule 1 and Rule 26, pushing for proportionality, enhanced disclosure and greater collaboration. Brendan Kenny at Law Technology News has a useful update. The addition to Rule 1 is particularly important: It is the responsibility of the court and …

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