Canonical Metadata

Ediscovery – and therefore, litigation – relies on metadata.[1] Without it, predictive coding is less effective, searching is less robust, and review is less complete. The more accurate the metadata, the easier and faster the review process is. The challenge is that metadata is often inconsistent. Productions from different parties often use different names for
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Bates Number Any Prefix

Think of any software or app you use daily. I bet you know a few tricks or hacks to speed things up. For example, I lock header rows to the top of Excel or Google worksheets before scrolling through data sets, and my inbox auto-highlights emails sent from specific senders. Document review is no different:
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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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New Everlaw Employees

2015 wasn’t just the year of the Dressgate color debate and the Happy Birthday song judgment. It was also a year of change in legal technology. From where we sit, here’s what the year was all about: Better Case Narratives This year brought the ability to build a case during and in the same platform
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Apply Labels in Everlaw's StoryBuilder Chronology

So, you’ve found the key documents in your case. Now what? To make them actionable, you need to weave these documents together into a clear and compelling narrative. And that begins with a chronology. Unfortunately, for most legal teams, the task of putting together a compelling chronology is remarkably difficult. Today, either multiple Excel spreadsheets
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