Posts cover case law, sanctions and ethical issues related to e-discovery as well news about Catalyst and its staffers.
Posts address the author's solution to the problems of e-discovery: "a team approach combining the talents of law, information technology and science." Some posts are actually e-discovery science fiction.
"Each blog post: (a) identifies cases that address technology mishaps (either through negligence, ethical lapses in judgment, too much reliance on outside counsel and vendors, or fraud); (b) exposes the specific conduct that caused a problem; (c) explains how and why the conduct was improper; and (d) offers suggestions on how to learn from these mistakes and prevent similar ones from reoccurring."
"An insider's look into the ever-evolving landscape of legal discovery to include but not limited to computer forensics, electronic discovery, e-mail archiving, online review and proactive management."
Posts offer tips on conducting electronic discovery, including data searches, management techniques and new technologies.
"Candid analysis of the issues, process and technology involved in electronic discovery."
"Posts focus on privacy and EU data protection, ediscovery, and social media laws, cases and policies. Some examples are 'The Meaning of “Consent” in the EU Data Protection Framework: A New Article 29 Working Party Opinion', 'The Review of the EU Data Protection Framework v. The State of Online Consumer Privacy in the US' and 'Privacy, European Union Data Protection and EDiscovery'." Twitter Weekly Updates is a recurring column of aggregated tweets.
E-discovery posts related to e-mail.
Posts summarize and offer commentary on cases related to e-discovery and note amendments to the rules of civil procedure.
"This website’s purpose is to make it easier to listen to ideas on electronic discovery, identify national electronic discovery experts and make them more accessible, and provide a forum to find regional electronic discovery experts who are also thought leaders. Some of our shows highlight issues, and others are more general insights into what a particular expert thinks about the field at the time the show was taped."
Every weekday, law professors post on the very latest rulings regarding the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases and what sorts of lines of questioning should be permitted at criminal trials. They also note differences between the federal rules of evidence and the rules of various states. Occasionally, they will comment on whether they think courts have reached the right outcomes in these evidence cases or note fishy behavior by prosecutors.
"Covering topics including expert witness news, expert testimony, researching experts, Daubert, expert witness marketing, and more."
"A blog on legal opinions, rulings, events and news related to Expert Witnesses."
Providing information, articles, offers and a forum for discussion to the expert witness community.
Posts cover Pennyslvania Supreme Court rulings, DUI evidence and defense, and note articles and speaking engagements by the authors.
Blog discusses Florida criminal defense, particularly armed robbery, DUI and drug charges.
"A fresh perspective on divorce, spousal support, child support, parenting after separation and everything family law."
Posts "highlight recent cases and issues involving the Federal Rules of Evidence and other topical evidence matters. Topics range from the attorney-client privilege rule (FRE 502), electronic, Internet and expert evidence issues, confrontation clause, pending rule amendments, legislation, privilege issues, recent noteworthy cases and other issues, practical tips, 'Supreme Court Watch' entries and more."
John P. Galligan represents Fort Hood, Texas, shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan, and he started this blog in response to a partial gag order forbidding him from inadvertently or purposefully "divulging, publishing or revealing, either by word or conduct," information from the evidence. The blog contains links to military law stories in the mainstream media.
Posts focus largely on issues that affect or generate e-discovery litigation. Author Gabe Acevedo is also an occasional legal technology contributor to Above the Law.
"The O’Mara Law Group was engaged for George Zimmerman’s legal defense, but we cannot ignore that there are other issues surrounding the charges against Mr. Zimmerman. Professionally, it is not our place to be involved in the surrounding discussion, but we do feel a responsibility to help distinguish between what is relevant to the current legal case and what is not. It is our hope and intent to assist in focusing the conversation when appropriate, rather than allowing the lack of focus to distort the process."
Blog includes posts on DUI charges, juvenile cases, substance abuse programs and field sobriety tests.
"National conversations about continuous improvement of the civil justice system."
"Explains the law, penalties, and defenses to drunken driving charges. The site goes in-depth on issues such as blood and breath test evidence."
"Highlights news and commentary relevant to forensic psychology, criminology, and psychology-law."