ESI in Environmental Enforcement: Less Is More?
March 2014Trends March/April 2014 (Vol. 45 No. 4)
The rise of electronically stored information (ESI) poses a unique challenge to environmental litigators. Even before the era of Big Data, environmental litigation was complex. Few areas of the law rely so heavily on multifaceted and intricate statutes and regulations. Armies of acronyms march across the pages of environmental briefs, challenging the readers’ attention. Discerning the facts poses equally daunting challenges. Expert testimony is the norm.