6th Annual Federal Judges Survey

Insights from 20 Judges Experienced in the World of E-Discovery

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Key Takeaways from the Judges Survey

Twenty U.S. Federal Judges, who are experienced with advanced e-discovery practices, were selected to participate in this year’s survey. As a result, readers will get in-depth commentary and perspectives about their thoughts on current e-discovery practices and they are seeing in their courtrooms.

Download this report and learn more about the judges’ four key takeaways:

  • Judges want to see greater e-discovery participation from in-house legal teams
  • New data privacy laws will make e-discovery more expensive
  • Compliance with e-discovery rules extends beyond FRCP 37(e)
  • Parties are getting sanctioned for (mostly) intentional e-discovery misconduct
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Survey Demographics

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20 E-Discovery Experts

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More than 150 Comments on E-Discovery & Privacy Activity

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A Mix of U.S. District & Magistrate Judges

Key Data Points

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57% believe attorneys ignore 16(f) scheduling orders more than they should

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78% of judges agree that new privacy laws will make e-discovery more expensive

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3.5x judicial preference for Early Case Assessment technology adoption over any other legaltech

Download the complete 6th Annual Federal Judges Survey to learn why judges want to see greater e-discovery participation from in-house legal teams.

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