Lawyers Failing to Cite Important Cases in Their Briefings is Far From Unprecedented: eDiscovery Case Law

By Doug Austin

Lawyers often spend hours on legal research to identify cases to cite in their briefings to the court. Hopefully, they do a thorough job and identify all of the key case precedents that can support their case. But, how often do they miss key, highly relevant cases? And, how often do those omissions jeopardize the outcome of their cases? Based on one survey of Federal and State judges, it happens a lot.

The legal research company Casetext surveyed 66 federal and 43 state judges to learn…

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