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Vendor’s massive bill triggers suit with client, then wrath of judge

A bill from hell. You’ve seen it: the one that includes what appears to be half the menu — charges for dishes that didn’t make it out of the kitchen, or weren’t even ordered. And the one that includes, to really rub it in, a giant gratuity that wasn’t earned. Michael Afremov, a defendant in… Read more

Zeroing in: Data targeting to reduce e-discovery volumes and costs, Part 3

This article, the last in a three-part series, was originally published on the blog of Modus, an ACEDS Affiliate Member and editorial contributor. For more practical tips, best practices and thought leadership, visit discovermodus.com/blog. Parts 1 and 2 can be read here. Regardless of how broadly or narrowly collection is done, and regardless of what targeting is performed during… Read more

Expert's Corner

What is a near-dupe, really?

By: Dr. Bill Dimm | CEO | Hot Neuron LLC Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 This article was first published at cluster-text.com, and is republished here with the permission of its author. When you try to quantify how similar near-duplicates are, there are several subtleties that arise. This article looks at three reasonable, but different,… Read more

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Doc review is unequivocal ‘practice of law,’ US judge says in dumping contract attorney’s overtime suit

In a case that helps clarify what discovery-related activities constitute the practice of law, a federal judge in Manhattan has told a group of contract attorneys performing document review for a major law firm they are not entitled to overtime pay because they were engaged in legal work. Summoning professional and ethical codes of North Carolina,… Read more

Zeroing in: Data targeting to reduce e-discovery volumes and costs, Part 2

This article, the second in a three-part series, was originally published on the blog of Modus, an ACEDS Affiliate Member and editorial contributor. For more practical tips, best practices and thought leadership, visit discovermodus.com/blog. Part 1 can be read here. Once litigation commences, steps can be taken to intelligently target the appropriate data at each phase of… Read more