Court sanctions defendant for ‘bollixed’ legal hold

Court sanctions defendant for ‘bollixed’ legal hold

Franklin v. Howard Brown Health Ctr. In this employment discrimination case, the defendant “bollixed its litigation hold…to a staggering degree and at every turn.” As a sanction, the magistrate recommended that the court allow the parties to present evidence about the...
The Kavanaugh Document Dump: An Ediscovery Perspective

The Kavanaugh Document Dump: An Ediscovery Perspective

You thought ediscovery disputes got heated. The appointment hearings for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States have taken political contentiousness to a whole new level. With both sides of the aisle flinging accusations of partisan...
The 2018 Mid-Year Ediscovery Case Law Recap

The 2018 Mid-Year Ediscovery Case Law Recap

What’s happened in ediscovery so far in 2018? It’s been a fairly quiet year, but we’ve seen a few interesting cases — and in those, some themes have emerged.Motions for Spoliation Sanctions Must Be Complete and TimelyCourts have denied spoliation sanctions in several...