Letters, he got lots of letters and emails. Everybody inconvenienced by the court’s ban on cellphones – parties, jurors, witnesses – wanted to let Fairfax Circuit Chief Judge Dennis J. Smith know how much of a nuisance it was to ...Read More »
In the first case to approve the use of predictive coding over a party’s objection, a Loudoun Circuit Court judge has signed off on the defense’s computer-assisted review results in a document-heavy case. Computer-assisted review made headlines over the past ...Read More »
The pace for adoption of predictive coding in discovery is accelerating, say lawyers familiar with using computers for mass document review. One Virginia court was an early adopter. In April 2012, Loudoun Circuit Judge James H. Chamblin issued a two-page ...Read More »
Eco-friendliness doesn’t have to stop at the IT department’s door. For a few years now, many enterprises have embarked on green computing initiatives, making changes to their technology and practices to become more efficient and environmentally aware. “Green computing” is ...
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An attorney accused of destroying telltale "metadata" on two computer thumb drives has been yanked from a $20-million case right before a scheduled two-week trial. The disqualification of an employment rights lawyer and her Reston law firm highlights the peril for lawyers handling computer data.Read More »