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Five Ways to Beautify Your Legal Writing Plus Legal Brief Recycling

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: The clients and courts for which you prepare research memos and briefs respectively may require inline citations. But this doesn't mean your litigation documents need to look as ugly as a mud fence. In this issue of LitigationWorld, lawyer and writer-in-residence Ed Good offers five (actually six) tips for making your legal writing look spiffier notwithstanding all those citations. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn how to safely recycle your legal briefs in Microsoft Word.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Trials as Theater Plus 65 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 66 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

40 Affirmative Defenses

Book Review: Legal Research on a Budget

Excerpt: Legal Research on a Budget

Court Orders Activation of Facebook Account

Congratulations to Paul N. Luvera of Plaintiff Trial Lawyer Tips on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Trials as Theater and Your Many Roles

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Legal Research | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Castles in the Sand: The Debate Over Who Should Manage Ediscovery Plus When Witnesses Should Show Anger

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, July 3, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Should you handle ediscovery internally or outsource it? By handling ediscovery internally, corporate legal departments can reduce litigation costs while law firms can grow their revenue. But ediscovery is notoriously complex. In this issue of LitigationWorld, ediscovery consultant Tom O'Connor compares the process of building a house to managing the ediscovery process to demonstrate the many disciplines involved. Read Tom's advice before making a decision. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn when a witness should and should not show anger.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Taking One for the Team Plus 60 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, June 27, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 61 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Applying Advertising Best Practices to Trials

Breaking All the Rules on Rulebooks

Unconscionable Pricing by Ediscovery Vendors

Careless Review Waives Privilege

Congratulations to Jordan Rushie of Philly Law Blog on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Winning Ugly: Taking One for the Team

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

How Information Governance Can Boost Your Litigation Business Plus 14 Litigation Tips

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, June 16, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: You already know that you can boost your litigation business by handling ediscovery internally. In this issue of LitigationWorld, ediscovery lawyer Diane Kilcoyne discusses another business opportunity for litigators — information governance. You'll learn how to help your clients manage their ever-increasing data (electronically stored information as the FRCP calls it) to minimize the risk of litigation and reduce its costs. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for 14 tips from a litigator with more than 30 years of experience.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Laptops for Trial Presentations Plus 79 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 80 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Bidding Against Yourself for Fun and Profit

The Importance of Polish and Attention to Detail

Presenting Numbers and Calculations at Trial

You Need Not Always Use Your Software

Congratulations to Ted Brooks of Court Technology and Trial Presentation on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Laptop Recommendations for Trial Presentations

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Presentations/Projectors

How to Win a Motion to Compel When Your Adversary Holds Back Plus Guide to Forms of Production

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, June 2, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Opposing counsel responds to your document request. You scowl thinking, "There's no way this is everything!" Given that most communications and documents today are electronic and therefore recorded, your gut feeling is probably right. But that won't help you win a motion to compel. In this issue of LitigationWorld, ediscovery expert Joshua Gilliland walks you through the two steps involved in obtaining the ediscovery that you suspect exists. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for Craig Ball's new "Lawyer's Guide to Forms of Production."

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

A Model Social Media Request Plus 64 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 65 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Laying Foundation Kills Storytelling

Judge Cote and Her Unprecedented Sanctions

Predictive Coding and the Naked Emperor

A Critique of the Judge Cote Profile

Congratulations to Joshua Gilliland of Bow Tie Law's Blog on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: A Model Social Media Request

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Free Your Legal Writing From the Powdered Wig Plus 10 Opening and Closing Tips

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, May 19, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Most legal writing stinks. Overly verbose (yes, that's a joke), it gets in the way of what you're trying to say. For this issue of LitigationWorld, legal writing expert Ed Good has written a manifesto on legal writing that every litigator should take to heart. Writing concisely and clearly will give you a tremendous hidden advantage. Opposing counsel will not appreciate the power of this potent weapon. Ed provides several hilarious examples past and present in support of his manifesto. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for 10 tips on crafting your opening and closing arguments.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Presentations/Projectors

Deposition Traps Plus 77 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 78 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Ten Rules for Better Depositions

How to Trick the Guilty and Gullible

Releasing Legal Holds and Disposing of ESI

Evidentiary Challenges to Social Media Rising

Congratulations to Merrie Jo Pitera of The Jury Expert on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Deposition Traps You Must Train Witnesses to Sidestep

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

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