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Request for Comment: TAR Guidelines

Posted on May 18, 2018

Request for Comment May 18, 2018 – EDRM and the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law are seeking comments from the bench, bar, and public on a preliminary draft of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines. Nearly 50 volunteer lawyers, e-discovery experts, software developers, scholars and judges worked on this draft under the auspices of EDRM. A Continue Reading »

EDRM GDPR team releases paper clarifying privacy terms

Posted on May 9, 2018

EDRM’s GDPR project team has released its first document, which analyzes terms that are commonly used in e-discovery but take on different meanings under GDPR. The paper was published on the EDRM site and in the spring 2018 edition of Judicature. The document lays the foundation for future efforts, said Jim Waldron, director of EDRM. Continue Reading »

Read the March 2018 EDRM Newsletter

Posted on March 22, 2018

TAR team finalizing guidelines for EDRM member review in March

Posted on March 8, 2018

An EDRM working group has completed draft guidelines for the use of technology-assisted review (TAR) tools in discovery. The TAR project team, led by Mike Quartararo of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Matthew Poplawski of Winston Strawn, and Adam Strayer of Paul Weiss, includes more than 50 lawyers, e-discovery experts, and technology leaders. Their draft guidelines document Continue Reading »

In the News: Judge Peck retires, reflects on career

Posted on March 6, 2018

Judge Andrew J. Peck, one of e-discovery’s most influential figures, retires from the bench New York Law Journal | March 5, 2018 After over two decades as a magistrate judge for the Southern District of New York, Peck will retire and join DLA Piper. Read the story >    

GDPR team finalizing first document

Posted on February 28, 2018

Update from GDPR Team (Feb. 28, 2018) The new EU Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, and any organization that collects, handles, processes, or transfers data for or relating to EU citizens or businesses, no matter where your business is based, should be taking steps now to become GDPR Continue Reading »

Survey of judges’ perspectives on e-discovery highlights need for education

Posted on February 23, 2018

In new survey from Exterro, EDRM, and BDO, judges say attorney education on e-discovery is lacking LegalTech News | 2.23.18 “. . . judges aren’t enthused with the e-discovery competency of the attorneys who appear before them. Exterro Inc.’s 2018 Federal Judges Survey Report was revealed in full today, with participation in the reporting from Continue Reading »

EDRM to Offer 2018 Preview of E-Discovery Initiatives

Posted on January 30, 2018

Review of TAR, GDPR Projects and Call for Contributors to 2018 Initiatives and Education Program Durham, NC – January 30, 2018 – Duke Law EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today that EDRM will conduct information sessions on current e-discovery initiatives and a preview of plans for 2018.  Sessions will be held Continue Reading »

In the News: EDRM initiatives among top e-discovery moves for 2017

Posted on December 22, 2017

LegalTech News | 12.22.17 Five Major E-Discovery Industry Developments in 2017 Since the 2015 amendments of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), the way attorneys and judges approach e-discovery has been undergoing a transformation. But in 2017, the forces influencing e-discovery went far beyond case law. In the midst of new technical challenges and market consolidation, Continue Reading »

Rule 34 – Be Specific!

Posted on December 14, 2017

12.14.17 EDRM contributes to new Exterro guide on e-discovery and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 34 is directly tied to Rule 26(d)(2), which sets down the timing for a discovery request, effectively starting the race to find the facts of a case, and in turn giving the parties insight into what their litigation Continue Reading »

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