Metcalfe: FOIA is Broken, Navigation Tips

On January 12, 2004, I filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Defense Intelligence Agency. I was researching an article about the use of databases to compile terror watch lists, and requested basic information about the technology that would be used in that effort. Finally, on February 11, 2015 -more than a decade […]

Forensics: Experts on Clinton, Deflategate and FRCP

For computer forensics experts, the problem is not how to find discoverable information in today’s networked world, but how to manage the flood of evidence available. That was the message at the recent ACEDS E-Discovery Conference and Exhibition panel, The Art and Science of Computer Forensics: Why Hillary Clinton’s Email and Tom Brady’s Cell Phone […]

ACEDS Breaks New Ground in Cyber Security: FBI, FTC, and a Star Studded Roster of Legal Technology Experts Wrestle with Cyber Security Law

Last week the ACEDS E-Discovery Conference and Exhibition kicked off amid a flood of scary cybersecurity news. A number of high profile law firms including Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Weil, Gotshal & Manges were reported to have been hacked. The “Panama Papers” leaks made headlines across the globe after it was revealed that the […]

ACEDS 2016 E-Discovery Awards: Experts, Community Builders and Leaders

On Wednesday at the ACEDS 2016 E-Discovery Conference and Exhibition, the organization awarded the second annual ACEDS Awards. The nominees were all pioneers and innovators in the e-discovery industry and are dedicated and committed to advancing the profession and remaining at the forefront of technology advancements, education, and training. This year, ACEDS added new awards […]