Protecting the Fourteen Crown Jewels of the Sedona Conference in the Third Revision of its Principles

e-Discovery Team ®

Richard Braman (1953-2014)

It is generally recognized that the crowning achievements of The Sedona Conference®, and its founder, Richard G. Braman (1953-2014), are the fourteen Sedona Principles and the Cooperation Proclamation. That makes the update to the Principles released March 31, 2017 so important. It is especially meaningful to the e-Discovery Team because we have always followed these basic principles. That is why I am obliging a request to quickly write a review of this new publication:

The Sedona Principles, Third Edition: Best Practices, Recommendations & Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production, THE SEDONA CONFERENCE (2017 Public Comment Version).

I was happy to focus on the latest revisions to the Principles, although I was a little apprehensive about the “book review.” What if I thought that they botched it? When you try to change an important text like this, you always risk criticism…

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