The Federal Rule of Evidence 902 Amendments in Under 4 Minutes Authenticity v. Admissibility: What’s the Take Away? The new amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence went into effect on December 1, 2016 with the goal making evidentiary authentication easier for certain kinds of electronic evidence. In particular, Rule 902(13) and (14) created two… Read More

Summary: Winfield vs. City of New York, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 194413 (S.D.N.Y.) is the latest case that discusses the use and the requirements of Technology Assisted Review (“TAR”) before a Court.  This case presents some important insights: from whether a Court can direct parties to use TAR and whether disclosure of non-responsive TAR training documents… Read More

by Giselle Morales Vehicle Forensics Brings Another Data Source to Light In the Internet of Things, digital forensics has another data source to analyze – your car. Infotainment and telematics systems data is being captured by vehicles.  At a glance, this type of data source may seem exclusively useful in criminal cases or in cases… Read More

Our eDiscovery consultants field many questions from our clients.  We have noticed that many of the same questions are asked.  So, we thought about giving back to the industry that gave us our careers.  And that’s how DiscoveryBriefs was born.  DiscoveryBriefs is a video channel dedicated to improving the justice system through educational content for… Read More

by Pete James O-Alerts and the Executive Sometimes, the smallest of artifacts can make a big difference in a case. In the final days of his employment at a start-up tech company, a C-level executive searched through the company’s internal network and downloaded several critical files that contained very sensitive intellectual property. The C-level executive… Read More

By Jeremy Applebaum   In January 2017, Samsung Electronics disabled the last of the recalled Galaxy Note 7 telephones.  This begs the question, do you really own your telephone, or does the provider own your telephone?  The same question may be relevant when your company is part of ongoing litigation.  Do you have control over… Read More

Judge Andrew Peck Gives a Stern Rebuke to Form Responses and Objections to Discovery Requests   In another discovery wake-up call, Judge Peck has issued a dire warning regarding Discovery responses and objections. That’s right! What is usually assigned to junior lawyers on a case is now front-and-center in Judge Peck’s courtroom. No one wants… Read More

Cyberbreach Forensic Analysis

Cyberbreach forensic analysis: Fearing the worst, a major technology company turned to Precision and averted a ransomware attack   Recently, Precision published a client success story in which my Precision Forensics team was called in to help investigate a cyberbreach at a major U.S. technology company. You can read the nicely-produced two-page version of that… Read More