In Swift Beef Co. v. Alex Lee, Inc., Kansas Magistrate Judge Kenneth G. Gale, finding that “the information requested by the subpoena has limited relevance and is not proportional to the needs of the case” and that the non-party entity (Vantage ...

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Court Grants Motion to Quash Subpoena From Defunct Non-Party Entity: eDiscovery Case Law

In Swift Beef Co. v. Alex Lee, Inc., No. 18-0105-EFM-KGG, (D. Kan. Oct. 31, 2018), Kansas Magistrate Judge Kenneth G. Gale, finding that “the information requested by the subpoena has limited relevance and is not proportional to the needs of the case” and that the non-party entity (Vantage Foods) had established that its production would be unduly burdensome, granted Vantage’s Motion to Quash Subpoenas and denied the plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Compliance with Subpoena as moot.

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Judge Says “Alexa, Please Testify in a Double Murder Case”: eDiscovery Trends

The occurrence of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in criminal cases is becoming more and more frequent.  Just last month, we covered a case where data from a Fitbit led to the arrest of a murder suspect (we covered another case like it last year as well).  Now, an Amazon Echo may have key evidence in a double murder committed last year.

According to Time (Judge Says Amazon Must Hand Over Echo Recordings in Stabbing Case, written by George Steer), a judge in New Hampshire has requested that...

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Tomorrow is the Day to “Master” Your Knowledge of eDiscovery in Orlando for 2018: eDiscovery Trends

If you’re going to be in the Orlando area tomorrow, join me and other legal technology experts and professionals at The Master’s Conference Orlando event.  It’s a full day of educational sessions covering a wide range of topics!

The Master’s Conference brings together leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to develop strategies, practices and resources for managing eDiscovery and the information life cycle.  This year’s Orlando event covers...

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After Woman’s iPhone is Seized and She Sues, Homeland Security Agrees to Delete Her Data: eDiscovery Case Law

An American Muslim woman filed suit and asked a federal judge to compel border officials to erase data copied from her iPhone.  Now, she has settled her lawsuit with the government because federal authorities have now agreed to delete the seized data.

As discussed in Ars Technica (Feds took woman’s iPhone at border, she sued, now they agree to delete data, written by Cyrus Farivar), in the case Lazoja v. Nielsen, attorneys for the woman, Rejhane Lazoja, filed what’s called a Rule 41(g)...

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It’s Time Again to Vote for Your Favorite Legal Blogs at The Expert Institute: eDiscovery Trends

Sure, you just voted a couple of days ago, but it’s time to do so again!  If you have a favorite eDiscovery blog or a favorite general legal blog, here’s a chance to see it recognized as one of the best.  Once again, The Expert Institute is looking for your votes in the 2018 Best Legal Blog Contest.

From now until December 15th, readers can select the “best of the best” in legal blogs.  The Expert Institute has broken the nominated blogs (which includes over 100 new blogs) into nine...

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