Predictive Coding Is All Grown Up (A LegalTech Preview)

Predictive Coding has matured. Or, perhaps its users have.   Once thought of principally as a way to define the parameters of high volume review around statistical criteria (“We’ll review up to this line, no further – all agreed?”), Predictive Coding has now emerged as a valuable tool for prioritizing and optimizing review efforts across…

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Guidelines for Predictive Coding in 2015

If you are an enthusiast of advanced analytics, machine learning, and other technological innovations in eDiscovery, then 2014 was a fantastic year. Consider, for example, the progress that predictive coding made last year: at least 17 opinions were issued on predictive coding-related issues in 2014, not one of which called into question the viability of…

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Q & A with eDiscovery Expert Kelly Twigger

Among the many talented lawyers throughout the eDiscovery industry, Kelly Twigger of ESI Attorneys stands out for her legal and technological expertise. Before founding her own eDiscovery law firm, Kelly was an accomplished litigator and eDiscovery practice leader at Quarles & Brady. She is also a technological pioneer, having developed the eDiscovery Assistant™ app for…

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Preparing for eDiscovery in 2015? Look to the Experts for Guidance

Consider this scenario: You’ve just taken another bite of fruitcake with your morning coffee while catching up on email after taking several days off during the holidays. What you read in your inbox makes you wish that you had passed on the fruitcake and perhaps not checked out quite as long as you did. From…

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Taking an Iterative Approach to Prioritized Review in eDiscovery

To prioritize is to address the most important things first. For a complex endeavor like document review in eDiscovery, this isn’t always a simple task. Indeed, the most important content is often hard to find. Consider the following: Natural language data is highly nuanced. People aren’t cooperative about using precise keywords in everything they write.…

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LTN Publishes Top Ten eDiscovery Predictions for 2015

With the end of 2014 fast approaching, it’s worth looking forward to the New Year to divine what may happen in the eDiscovery industry next year. To that end, Law Technology News just published our top ten eDiscovery predictions for 2015. The predictions spotlight various issues and trends that should be of interest to counsel,…

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When is a Copy Not a Copy? Court Cuts up to 90% of Claimed eDiscovery Copy Costs

In this hilarious dramatization of a deposition proceeding, an attorney attempts to pin down a witness’s definition of the term “copier” to absurd effect. Yet, there is a real question in the eDiscovery community on the topic of copies, because “making copies” is one of the increasingly scrutinized categorical fee awards. For better or worse,…

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Lessons Learned from the Top eDiscovery Cases and Trends from 2014

The adage that law turns slowly does not hold in eDiscovery. This year saw unprecedented sanction awards for falling behind the curve. Courts did not hesitate to engage with advanced and nuanced technological issues. For lawyers and other eDiscovery professionals who plan on maintaining basic competence, these cases and trends shouldn’t be overlooked. Exhibit A:…

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4 Signs It’s Time to Stop an eDiscovery Review

When you prioritize your document review with advanced analytics and machine learning, eventually you have to make a choice. A really good kind of choice. The kind of choice that saves money and time — if you can read the signs.

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