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Electronic Discovery in an Arbitration Setting

Posted by rjbiii on December 11, 2009

The ABA has posted an article discussing electronic discovery in arbitration. From the article:

For most attorneys, embarking into the world of electronic discovery (e-discovery) and confronting the costs associated with it represent the single biggest challenge—and headache—in conducting litigation or alternative dispute resolution. The recent proliferation of federal and state laws dealing with electronically stored information (ESI) has exacerbated these hurdles. Against this backdrop of growing legislation and case law, counsel engaged in arbitration are tasked with making sense of how ESI will be approached and harnessed to its most effective use and presentation in an alternative dispute resolution setting without imposing all the courtroom expectations and sensibilities inherent in the traditional litigation setting.

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