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E-discovery professionals and litigators need to think differently about digital evidence, says Scott Reents. "The bigger story is that there is all this information out there, and we're drowning in it."
In the modern practice of law, arguably nothing is more important to an attorney than her laptop. With the rise of electronic document management systems, the laptop can act as the equivalent of an entire office building of documents and allow the attorney to work from virtually anywhere.
The future of cross-border government enforcement investigations has been shaken by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's recent decision in United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63 (2d Cir. 2017), which held that the Fifth Amendment's prohibition on the use of compelled testimony in criminal proceedings applies even when that testimony was compelled by a foreign official in a foreign investigation. Allen's ramifications are far-reaching and may put pressure on other circuits, including the Ninth, to embrace the holding or disavow it.