Electronically Stored Information in the 21st century and its implications for e-discovery in criminal v. civil cases.
Much to the chagrin of criminal lawyers the criminal case has gone “paperless.” Additionally, the landscape of criminal defendants is changing rapidly. CEOs of large mortgage companies or financial firms do not see themselves “hanging” with common criminals; they make their deals at the club or on the golf course. The problem is that the business following such meetings is memorialized by electronic communication, and unknown to them, these business practices have caught the attention of the government. Welcome to 21st century communications. (Contact us to request a copy)