In this post, Craig Ball addresses the following question from a fellow eDiscovery professor, in sum and substance: Can a party refuse to produce “attachments” that are essentially included as links within an email, such as between Gmail and Google Drive? 

In this post, Greg Buckles extracts some key eDiscovery takeaways from Aryaka’s fifth annual enterprise survey. He goes on to pose an important question to readers: As technology developments accelerate, SaaS applications proliferate, and the data deluge increases, searches for relevant information are becoming more difficult, but shouldn’t they be getting easier?

In response to his review of recent comments from the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon, implying that courts will soon return to in-person hearings, Chris Dale provides some insight into how far we have come during the lockdown period with using technology to transition from in-person court appearances to remote advocacy. 

Chris Dale provides a recap of the legal tech industry’s transition from in-person events to virtual conferences over the past year, and the current state of the same, focusing on the success of fully virtual events like Relativity Fest 2020, as well as hybrid approaches.

Greg Buckles comments further on his tech alert regarding issues with M365. He talks about his own extensive experience working with eDiscovery tech developers and service providers, and the evolving role vendors play in addressing glitches in the tools they support.