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Is Proportionality Your Polestar in eDiscovery?, Bloomberg Law's Digital Discovery & e-Evidence

June 22, 2017

The recent In re State Farm decision issued by the Texas Supreme Court rests on the key principle of proportionality being the ‘‘polestar’’ in electronic discovery. In re State Farm Lloyds, 2017 BL 177212, Tex., No. 15-0905, 5/26/17. 

Though the Texas Supreme Court examined and applied proportionality principles when evaluating the format in which litigants should produce electronically stored information, the proportionality analysis in In re State Farm has implications far broader than what format of production a party should make.

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