Highlights from Amazon’s Cloud eDiscovery and Search Webinar

Recently, Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted a first of its kind webinar by a major cloud provider addressing the topics of eDiscovery and enterprise search. The webinar showcased solutions that …

Zimmerman Trial Counsel Botches Social Media Evidence on National TV

If you are trial counsel presenting, for example, DNA or scientific accident reconstruction evidence, you would be sure to have a good command of such evidence. Not that a PhD …

Amazon to Host Cloud Webinar on eDiscovery and Enterprise Search

On June 27, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be hosting a first of its kind webinar by a major cloud provider addressing the topics of eDiscovery and enterprise search.  Per …

X1 Rises Again

Earlier this month Robert Mitchell at Computerworld proclaimed that X1 had reemerged in the world of search with X1 Search 8, the new release of our flagship and industry-leading X1 …

Next Generation Desktop Search for Law Firms and the Enterprise

We are taking a break from eDiscovery and investigations to discuss some big news in the world of X1 search. Today I am excited to announce that we launched a …

SharePoint eDiscovery: Ten Times the Cost

Our recent webinar on SharePoint eDiscovery challenges with eDiscovery Journals’ Greg Buckles featured a substantive and detailed discussion on the nuances, pitfalls and opportunities associated with eDiscovery of data from …

Live Social Media Evidence Capture from Today’s Vegas Strip Shooting

Unfortunately, a tragic event transpired this morning in Las Vegas leaving three people dead and at least three others injured after a shooting and fiery six-vehicle crash along the Strip. …

Social Media Discovery Hotter Than Predictive Coding?

It was a great show last week at LegalTech New York. Definitely an increase in the number and quality of attendees and it was nice to see many friends and …

Social Media Geolocation Provides Critical Evidence – Including Admissible Hearsay

Nearly all new mobile devices not only feature geo-location but set its activation by default. Many of the most popular mobile apps are built around the premise of geo-location to …

“Act Reasonably” — Two Court-Issued Checklists Outlining Defensible, Targeted ESI Collection

Recently two separate and prominent courts — the federal court for the Northern District of California and the Delaware Court of Chancery (which is the primary court of equity for …

Analysis of The Sedona Conference’s Publication on Social Media

The Sedona Conference® has published for public comment a key document: The Sedona Conference® Primer on Social Media. Sedona is a highly influential organization so this is an important development …

Round up of Recent Social Media Evidence News and Resources

For this week’s entry, we have a rundown of recent developments in the world of social media evidence from some reputable sources. KL Gates Social Media Analysis. To start off, …

Plaintiff Claims Physical Injuries Made Worse by Cold Weather, Then Goes Snow Skiing

Earlier this month a New York Appellate court ordered the complete disclosure of a personal injury Plaintiff’s Facebook account.  In Richards v Hertz Corp., 2012 WL 5503841 —N.Y. Supp. 2d—, …

5 Case Studies of Social Media Evidence in Criminal Investigations

Law enforcement agencies across the nation are using social media to identify, detect and solve crimes. According to a recent survey by LexisNexis Risk Solutions of more than 1,200 law …

The Challenge of Defensible Deletion of Distributed Legacy Data

According to industry studies, it is common for companies to preserve over 250,000 pages and manually review over 1,000 pages for every page produced in discovery. However, when companies cull …

National White Collar Crime Center Launches Certified Training for X1 Social Discovery

This past month, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), an internationally recognized leader in education and support in the prevention and prosecution of high-tech crime, announced a strategic partnership …

Social Media Case Law Update

This past July, as part of our ongoing effort to monitor legal developments concerning social media evidence, we searched online legal databases of state and federal court decisions across the …