This update addresses the following recent reports and court decisions involving e-discovery issues:
- An interim report on Phase Two of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program discussing the expansion of the program to include more judges and more cases;
- A Pennsylvania federal district court ruling awarding the prevailing parties in antitrust litigation over $360,000 to reimburse them for their e-discovery vendor costs;
- A District of Columbia federal court decision imposing as a sanction for serious e-discovery violations the waiver of privilege and objections with regard to responsive emails not produced as of the first day of trial; and
- A Texas federal court decision denying a spoliation motion for sanctions because the moving party failed to show that the respondent acted in bad faith.