Evidence in the electronic age: the rise of the Sedona Canada Principles

The world is moving from print toward electronically stored information (ESI), and the legal profession is no exception. Since ESI is discoverable, lawyers must understand the effects ESI can have on their discovery process. Drafted in 2008 and updated in 2016, the Sedona Canada Principles sought to provide reasoned guidance on how to handle the vast amounts of discoverable ESI during litigation and investigations, generally known as eDiscovery.