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Avoiding Discovery Sanctions in an Ever-Evolving Technological World

By Lindsay Calhoun – August 24, 2023 | Courts are cracking down on both attorneys’ and litigants’ failure to properly preserve, review, and produce relevant and responsive documents in discovery.

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Refining the Argument for Artificial Intelligence Usage in E-Discovery

By Abigail Mast, Jamie Viviano, and Joy Tranel – August 24, 2023 | Attorneys need to not only accept but also embrace the notion that this technology can augment and enhance human decision-making abilities.

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Practice Points

Slacking Off: District Court Warns of Discovery Pitfalls That Can Arise from Third-Party Collaboration Apps

By Daniel J. Boothe – August 2, 2023 | Third-party collaboration apps can hold large amounts of data, which lawyers must be comfortable with in upholding discovery obligations and preventing over-burdensome discovery.

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Press Pause: SCOTUS Says an Appeal of Denied Request to Compel Arbitration Must Stay Case

By Alexandra Graf – July 27, 2023 | The U.S. Supreme Court held that an interlocutory appeal of the denial of a motion to compel arbitration stays the underlying district-court case.

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Sound Advice

Bad Depositions and How to Avoid Them

Dominique Baldwin sits down with experienced litigator and partner Lauren Brogdon to discuss bad depositions—what makes one, how to avoid one, and suggestions on how to turn a bad deposition around. (10:30 min.)

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A Conversation with Judge Byrdsong on the Art of Authentic Advocacy

Attorney Jarvarus Gresham joins Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rupert A. Byrdsong for a discussion of the art of authentic advocacy. (8:05 min.)

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