There should be information governance policies and procedures in place that address receipt, processing, and response to subpoenas whether or not these subpoenas call for disclosure of confidential information.
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a potentially precedent-setting case concerning a privacy breach that exposed the information of 1.1 million CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield subscribers in 2014.
The duty of parties in civil actions to “meet-and-confer”—in essence, to cooperate—continues throughout discovery. Unfortunately, cooperation is sometimes lacking.
Organized in a question-and-answer format, this new publication is intended as a guide for federal judges as they address the challenges presented by ESI and actively manage the civil actions that come before them.
A recent court decision illustrates the unintended effects that might result from hasty posts published on social media.