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Ediscovery: Proportionality and Smart Pre-collection Analysis

Proportionality in ediscovery is more than a catch phrase. It is mandated under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and many state court rules. Prism believes every case should embody an early proportionality mindset, starting with smart pre-collection analysis. To […]

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Webinar – Ediscovery Collection Strategies for the Remote Workforce

Watch the Webinar The COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we live and work globally. The workplace is changing rapidly and we are all seeing the need to quickly adapt to a far more distributed and remote workforce. There […]

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ACC Docket Article – Making Proportionality Arguments – May 2020

Prism is proud to have co-authored an article for this May’s edition of the ACC Docket. With the evolution of technology, documents have proliferated, moving from the file cabinet to the clouds. When litigation occurs, searching these vast troves of […]

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Bringing Proportionality Home

There is no doubt that we are in unprecedented times. In seemingly the blink of an eye, our world changed; and ediscovery must change with it. The many steps that should be taken in this uncharted territory are set forth […]

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Trends in Proportionality – Guest Blog Post by Josh Gilliland

Lawsuits are about people. Who did what when is the crux of every dispute. Living in an age where people can send email, text, and chat from their phones, there can be a lot of places to look for discoverable […]

ESI Proportionality

The New Michigan Court Rules – Accelerating into the Digital Age

Welcome to the 21st Century! For the first time in three decades, the Michigan Supreme Court has issued comprehensive revisions of the state’s discovery rules. One major component of the extensive overhaul involves proportionality. That is, Michigan trial courts can […]

Predictive Coding

Predictive Coding: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

When you turn on your favorite television show, you know it will soon be interrupted by a commercial about a newly developed “wonder drug” that is touted as the cure for whatever ails you. And inevitably, at the end of [...]
Data Loss

Shoring Up the Dam: Preventing Data Loss from Within

There it is, a drop of water on your ceiling. Thinking it a small issue, you place a bucket to collect the drips. A few days later, the entire ceiling crashes down. If only you had taken time to fix […]

Proportionality

Proportionality: Small Case, Big Message 

In the area of proportional discovery, the case Small v. University Medical Center (UMC)¹ was the shot heard ‘round the world. The U.S. District Court’s ruling, in no uncertain terms, sent a message to companies facing even the potential of litigation:  have a consistent, documented, and defensible preservation [...]