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Technology in Litigation: Technology in Litigation: Recent Resources

Technology-Assisted Review for Discovery Requests: A Pocket Guide for Judges
Timothy T. Lau and Emery G. Lee III
2017, 17 pages
This pocket guide summarizes the essential concepts behind a variety of labor-saving techniques, known generally as technology-assisted review (TAR), that help identify documents for production. The guide outlines possible factors for ascertaining whether and how the use of TAR may qualify as a reasonable inquiry under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(g). It also provides an illustrative order for governing the use of TAR in civil litigation.

Criminal e-Discovery: A Pocket Guide for Judges
Sean Broderick, Donna Lee Elm, John Haried, and Kiran Raj
2015, 90 pages
This pocket guide was developed to help judges manage complex e-discovery in federal criminal cases. The advantages of electronically stored information (ESI, or e-discovery) include speed, efficiency, and quality of information. To ensure these benefits are realized, judges and lawyers working on federal criminal cases need guidance on how best to address e-discovery issues. This guide helps judges to ensure that e-discovery moves smoothly, trial deadlines are met, and the parties and courts are able to review and identify critical evidence.