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artificial intelligence ediscovery

Today we’ll continue our weekly series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics book. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, core technical ediscovery concepts, the technologies powering ediscovery, and the future of ediscovery. We’re pleased today to dive into one of the more popular technologies used in modern ediscovery: machine learning, also often
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Ediscovery text

Communications are one of the greatest unifying forces for civilization. The telegraph revolutionized the ability to share news and conduct business in 19th century; the telephone empowered people to speak across continents in the 20th century. In the 21st century, people can send personal and business communications from handheld devices wherever they have cell phone
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Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General's Office

The Everlaw Solution for Investigation, Onboarding, and Security Background The state attorney general was considering giving up on ediscovery enterprise vendors. The large prosecutor’s office had tried several popular platforms, and each one created more problems than they solved. The team struggled with the simplest tasks—even onboarding attorneys and allocating documents for review. “We’d reached
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What Does the "Left-Hand" Side of the EDRM Cover?

This is the second in our series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. If you’re catching up, read about the reasons for the EDRM.  In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), core technical ediscovery concepts, the technologies powering ediscovery (encryption, machine
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Why Do We Have the EDRM?

Earlier this year, Everlaw CEO AJ Shankar and Jon Kerry-Tyerman, VP of Business Development and longtime Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco, co-authored an ediscovery chapter in an upcoming legal informatics textbook. The book is due next year and over the next twelve weeks, we’ll share with you the ediscovery content
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Lessons in Document Review from the JFK Files

50 Years of Document History Last month, the National Archives released thousands of documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This document release has taken the political and ediscovery worlds by storm, and for good reason. Reviewing the JFK files is a deep dive into historical document review, and these records
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ediscovery robot

Robot lawyers are making headlines everywhere from USA Today to the Washington Post thanks to Stanford University student Joshua Browder, who has created a chatbot he claims is powering “the first case of a fully automated lawsuit.” “You can sue Equifax for $25,000 by pressing a button,” Browder tweeted. Upset about the credit agency’s massive
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