Top 5 Cases That Shaped Electronic Discovery in 2008
Clearwell Systems.com, December 12, 2008
As 2008 comes to a close, it’s interesting to look back on this year’s legal cases and notice the changes from beginning to end. As this article points out, e-discovery has evolved over the past 12 months thanks to some legal rulings that have since set the standard for future proceedings. The top five cases of 2008 are listed below, but we’re sure there are more out there worth noting. What flagship rulings stick out in your mind?
5. Mancia v. Mayflower Textile Servs. Co., 2008 WL 4595175 (D. Md. Oct. 15, 2008) — Judge Paul Grimm called upon attorneys to seamlessly work together to conduct e-discovery. In his opinion, Judge Grimm stated, “[c]ourts repeatedly have noted the need for attorneys to work cooperatively to conduct electronic discovery, and sanctioned lawyers and parties for failing to do so.”