Eleanor Brock, Logikcull: Did eDiscovery Undermine the Mueller Investigation?

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Extract from Eleanor Brock’s article “Did eDiscovery Undermine the Mueller Investigation?”

Since his investigation into Russian election meddling began in 2017, Robert Mueller’s team has launched a massive eDiscovery effort: seizing hard drives, exporting emails accounts, and sorting through several terabytes of digital information.

The inquiry could be the most significant document review project ever, and guilty pleas by Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort illustrate the potential power of all this electronic evidence. But the investigation also highlights the risks inherent to archaic eDiscovery approaches, as Mueller now alleges that some of these discovery materials have been leaked in an attempt to undermine his investigation of Concord Management LLC, a Russian catering company accused of aiding social media interference in the U.S. election.

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