Tag Archives: smoking gun
Profits Over People.
This is our name for a classic case theme; for a compelling story that provides motive, shows intent. It’s human nature to want to know why something happens, why a company took, or didn’t take a particular action. The jury, … Continue reading
ESI Investigation 101: Finding the company big mouth.
I talk a lot about the difference between document review and document investigation, but today I’m going to start the first in a series of posts that give some pointers on investigative techniques that can help those of you who … Continue reading
Storytelling, Linguistics & ESI: All the Better to Win Your Case With My Dear, By Suzanne Smith.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the powerful and suggestive smoking gun document. At the risk of repeating myself, a smoking gun document is the Holy Grail of document investigation. And you should certainly put yourself in the best … Continue reading
The Lure of the Smoking Gun: Use Linguistics not Luck to Find Your Best Evidence, By Suzanne Smith.
“We rushed into the captain’s cabin . . . there he lay with his brains smeared over the chart of the Atlantic . . . while the chaplain stood with a smoking pistol in his hand.” Used to mean indisputable … Continue reading