predictive coding

Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI

Reviewing electronically stored information (“ESI”) for productions should be a streamlined process to identify responsive information. Parties often find new and exciting ways to derail document review. Consider the employment discrimination case of Bird v. Wells Fargo Bank, where the Defendant took the following positions: It would take 6-8 weeks for it to collect the
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Everlaw helps investigative reporting

For the past six months, we’ve been meeting with reporters from some of the nation’s largest news organizations to demo Everlaw for Journalists, our program to support investigative reporting through pro bono access to the Everlaw platform. We’ve learned a lot from those conversations—in particular, what reporting a big story has in common with building
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The Tipping Point: Predictive Coding

How does innovation make an impact? Sometimes it lands with a bang, like the iPhone. Other times, it builds gradually toward a greater transformation. At some point, greater speed doesn’t just make a technology a bit faster. More convenience doesn’t just make it a bit easier. Something new becomes possible, regional practices go global and
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Predictive Coding Visualization

Suggesting how to improve a case’s predictive coding model can be difficult. This isn’t because of any characteristics of machine learning. Rather, providing predictive coding best practices can be tough because of the nature of litigation. For example: Specific targets for precision, recall, or F1 scores may be set during negotiations with opposing counsel, thereby
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Tales of Proportionality and Predictive Coding

A funny thing happened in 2015: courts regularly applied proportionality analysis to the scope of discovery and discussed predictive coding like it was normal. Here is the shocking thing: both topics are “normal” and should not be considered earth-shattering. A Case of Proportionality One of the many 2015 cases in which proportionality intersected with predictive
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