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Ralph Losey and Brett Anders, Case Law Update Part 2

by Mary Mack

Ralph Losey, Brett Anders (both of Jackson Lewis, the national workplace  law firm) and I will finish our discussion of the hot cases of last quarter on Wednesday, August 4, 2010.  Register here.

With an embarrassment of riches of cases to delve into, it was not surprising that we have a couple left over.

We’ll be talking about the Crispin case (Crispin v. Christian Audigier, Inc., 2010 WL 2293238 (C.D. Cal. May 26, 2010)).  This case has the SCA (Stored Communications Act), Facebook, and the balancing act between what is public and what is private.

Bray and Gillespie, the case that eclipses Qualcomm as the most exciting saga of ediscovery mishaps and sanctions, is also on the docket.  Bray & Gillespie Mgmt., LLC v. Lexington Ins. Co., 2009 WL 5218035 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 3, 2009); Bray & Gillespie Mgmt., LLC v. Lexington Ins. Co., 2010 WL 55595 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 5, 2010)

We’ll be talking trash and archives during the In re A & M Florida Properties II, LLC discussion.

Brett, Ralph and I will be happy to take questions about Part 1 (archive here).  We put Qualcomm to bed, and went through Quon, the text messages and the Supreme Court–and the Pinpoint case from the 2nd Circuit that said preserving by setting aside was negligent when the evidence set aside went bad.  How many companies make copies of all of their preserved material, as this case suggests?  We also looked at Mt. Hawley, where privilege was lost due to a corrupted index causing inadvertent production.  The court here suggested sampling would have demonstrated due diligence to save the privilege.

We also discussed the amendments, not to the FRCP, but to Judge Shira Scheindlin’s Pension Committee case. Ralph broke the news of the last amendment on his blog.

We’ll see if we can keep ourselves from meandering into the treasure trove of cases supplied by Farrah Pepper and the Electronic Discovery and Information Law Group Steering Committee at Gibson Dunn.  Move over, ediscoverylaw.com, there is some serious competition for comprehensive case reviews.

Join us on Wednesday, August 4, 2010.  Register here.  Send me a note if there is something you’d like to see covered.

By Mary Mack, Corporate Technology Counsel, Fios.


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