litigation

Family BBQ

“So, what do you do for a living?” While the question above is not uncommon during small-talk, it may be challenging for ediscovery professionals to answer in simple terms. Sure, it’s easy to talk about document discovery with lawyers who understand the process. And with any luck, explaining predictive coding and de-NISTing to a tech person shouldn’t be
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GPS Machine Learning

Many people secretly (or not-so-secretly) hate the term “machine learning.” That’s because it can be overly broad and opaque, as if you’re being asked not to look at the man behind the curtain. However, machine intelligence doesn’t have to be a big black box that we simply accept or reject. Even the less technically-minded among
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Judge's Gavel

“Do Less Law” is both a controversial and seemingly nonsensical command to issue to lawyers. However, Ron Friedmann’s intent in saying it is neither to encourage negligence nor to free up work for newly-minted JDs. Instead, the intention is to address the continually-mounting pressure for “value,” without turning it into an effort to squeeze more
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From discovery to ediscovery

We’re all aware of the ways in which rapidly-evolving technology is fueling change in legal evidence, including what’s considered relevant and how it’s reviewed. What’s slightly less obvious—but by no means less important—are the ways in which the judiciary pushes the boundaries here, sometimes in response to technological trends, and sometimes in advance of them.
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Trial Presentation Tools

Ediscovery is one of the most expensive and time-consuming parts of litigation. Although there is consensus on the importance of controlling legal spending, the question of how to do that remains. Tessa K. Jacob, Senior Counsel at Husch Blackwell, recently offered eight steps that companies can take to reduce litigation costs. These tips focus primarily
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Ediscovery on iPhone

For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer vacation season, the perfect time to catch up on reading.  You might have a book or two waiting in the wings, a stack of unread magazines, or a list of long-neglected blogs and news sources.  If you’re a litigator with an interest in technology, here are 10
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