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Mid-Year Briefing: 2017 Data Discovery Case Law

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MEET THE SPEAKERS
Hon. James C. Francis IV
United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
David Horrigan
eDiscovery Counsel and Legal Content Director, kCura (moderator)

DESCRIPTION

This is a complimentary program sponsored by kCura, developers of Relativity.

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From State v. Bates, where an Amazon Echo edged toward the witness stand in a murder case, to In re Search Warrant No. 16-960-M-01 with the US government petitioning Google to turn over user information, to Harleysville Ins. Co. V. Holding Funeral Home, Inc., where a hyperlink to treasure trove of data waived the attorney-client privilege, data discovery has triggered legal proceedings and made headlines at the beginning of 2017. In an environment of constant technological change, it’s important to stay current on the resulting legal developments and the impact they’ll have on your business or practice, whether that’s within a law firm, corporate legal team or service provider.

Join us for this 60-minute webinar, where our panelists will help you to understand the developments in case law surrounding data discovery issues. Hear from US Magistrate Judge James Francis (S.D.N.Y.) and David Horrigan, kCura’s e-discovery counsel and legal content director, as they discuss the latest cases around data discovery, including e-discovery attorney-client privilege and sanctions matters that could affect your business.


Educational Objectives:
• Review and analyze the year’s most important data discovery developments to date 
• Discuss what key rulings may mean for your business or practice
• Answer any specific questions you have about these cases and their impact

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
In-house counsel; outside counsel; any legal professional involved in litigation and e-discovery. 

 

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SPEAKERS

HON. JAMES C. FRANCIS IV, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

James C. Francis IV has been a United States Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York since October 1985 and served as Chief Magistrate Judge from 1998 to 2000. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale College in 1974, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his juris doctor degree from the Yale Law School in 1978 and a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in the same year. Following graduation from law school, Judge Francis clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Carter in the Southern District of New York. He then joined the Civil Appeals and Law Reform Unit of the Legal Aid Society where he conducted impact litigation in the areas of housing and education and served as director of the Disability Rights Unit. He continued in this capacity until his appointment to the bench. Judge Francis is an Adjunct Professor at the Fordham University School of Law where he teaches Constitutional Torts. He has served on the Legal Assistance, Federal Courts, Disability Rights, and Professional Responsibility Committees of the New York City Bar Association and the Federal Judiciary Committee of the New York State Bar Association. Judge Francis lectures frequently on electronic discovery, employment litigation, constitutional torts, legal ethics, and pretrial practice. His publications include two chapters in Moore’s Federal Practice.


DAVID HORRIGAN, EDISCOVERY COUNSEL AND LEGAL CONTENT DIRECTOR, KCURA (MODERATOR)

David Horrigan is e-discovery counsel and legal content director at kCura.  An attorney, award-winning journalist, and former legal technology industry analyst, David has served as counsel at the Entertainment Software Association, reporter and assistant editor at The National Law Journal, and analyst and counsel at 451 Research.  A law school guest lecturer and legal media contributor, David has been cited in The American Lawyer, American Public Media, Bloomberg BNA, Corporate Counsel, JUVE (Germany), The Wall Street Journal CIO Journal, The Washington Examiner, among others, and he has been cited in law reviews and journals of Emory University, Northwestern University, Yale University, and others.  David serves on the Data Law Board of Advisors at Cardozo Law School and the Editorial Advisory Board of Legaltech News. He holds a juris doctor from the University of Florida, studied international law at Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands, and is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.