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Striking a Balance

Julie Davis - Monday, October 15, 2012

By Stephen D. Whetstone - Pitney Bowes Legal Solutions

 

Discovering and exchanging documents in connection with a legal case or controversy has long been a tedious process of manually processing and reviewing paper documents. In the 1990′s things began to slowly change as electronic documents became more commonplace. Still, even as recently at 2000, the term eDiscovery—electronic discovery—didn’t exist.

That changed in 2006, when the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which govern how lawyers pursue and defend claims in federal court, were amended expressly to address the unique issues inherent in dealing with digital data.

 

Read more: http://about.bloomberglaw.com/2012/10/11/striking-a-balance/


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