Spotlight On Spoliation

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 5:31 PM ET) -- Suppose that your client has a policy regarding the destruction of paper files and the deleting of electronic files and information. Those policies are often euphemistically referred to as "document preservation" policies — in reality they are business policies requiring or allowing the destruction of information.

Or, your client has an employee, perhaps one within its information technology department, whose job is to clear out material, scrub electronic files from servers and hard drives, in the interests of "efficiency" and increasing the speed and useful life...
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