Limiting Undue Burden with Wildcard Searches

Records management can be extremely complex. So can the preservation of evidence and responding to discovery requests. In a case involving Fair Credit Report Act claims, Equifax objected to discovery requests for consumer dispute information. The Producing Party claimed that the requested information was not in a “readily accessible format,[…]

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The Codename is “Motion to Compel Review of the Search Hits”

Search terms are a lot like the game Codenames, where parties find themselves guessing terms of art to discover relevant electronically stored information. In a lawsuit between news-aggregator cell-phone apps, the Plaintiffs learned the Defendants referred to the Plaintiff’s app by the codename “Ajax.” The Defendants admitted there were 5,126[…]

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