Law Forum : Hillary Clinton's Email Protocol: Lessons in eDiscovery. Say what?

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  1. NNQueen

    NNQueen going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Believe it or not, there is a company called Avant Resources that is hosting a webinar to teach legal professionals, IT executives, employers and business leaders, strategies used in eDiscovery--essentially how to HIDE and BURY emails like Hillary Clinton seems to have successfully done.

    Hillary Clinton's Email Protocol
    Lessons in eDiscovery's Role as Legal Shield or Sword

    Tuesday October 18th at 12:30pm ET
    (11:30am CT, 10:30am MT, 9:30am PT)
    Duration: 75 minutes

    Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and her law firm’s decisions on which emails to keep or delete have cast a shadow over her presidential campaign, and may even affect this year’s election outcome.

    Behind the headlines lives a real and fascinating story about how skillful attorneys used eDiscovery methodology and advanced search technology to define and lawfully limit the scope of the probe into the content of her emails.

    An understanding of the this high-profile case provides an excellent foundation on the role of eDiscovery in today’s legal matters where evidence is often buried in huge volumes of business data. Metadata, email threading techniques, the scope of relevancy and proportionality are among many concepts at play in the new world of eDiscovery.

    In this webinar training geared for legal professionals, IT executives, employers and business leaders, you will learn strategies used in eDiscovery, with concrete examples of how a proactive approach to data can serve as sword or shield in work-related investigations and general business litigation.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Quick Overview of eDiscovery
    • Why eDiscovery is Critical to today's investigations
    • The Hillary Clinton Example and eDiscovery Protocols
    • Practical applications for General and Corporate Counsel
    • Trends in eDiscovery
    Your Avant Resources Expert: Roe Frazer
    Attorney, technology executive and leading authority in the use of technology in the practice of law, particularly involving discovery and evidentiary matters. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Cicayda, a litigation software company specializing in proprietary text analytics. He is a speaker and writer on a variety of legal and technology topics. Roe also started CaseLogistix, a litigation software company, now owned by Thomson Reuters.
  2. UBNaturally

    UBNaturally Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Basics: What is e-Discovery?
    e-Discovery primer

    After data is identified by the parties on both sides of a matter, potentially relevant documents (including both electronic and hard-copy materials) are placed under a legal hold – meaning they cannot be modified, deleted, erased or otherwise destroyed. Potentially relevant data is collected and then extracted, indexed and placed into a database. At this point, data is analyzed to cull or segregate the clearly non-relevant documents and e-mails. The data is then hosted in a secure environment and made accessible to reviewers who code the documents for their relevance to the legal matter (contract attorneys and paralegals are often used for this phase of the document review).

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