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    2014-11-21 11:33:59
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    eDiscovery: Bobbing on the same old sea?

    “Sea change” has become one of those buzzy concepts that creeps into conversations and articles much more than it probably should. It’s meant to evoke the notion of a foundational shift, a metamorphosis, something with its own momentum that sets a new direction with no turning back. Let’s face it, though, ...

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    2013-01-10 06:03:16
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    Keywords fail me. (Or do they?)

    “Conventional wisdom” holds that keyword or Boolean searching is ineffective in legal document review, missing many relevant documents (low recall). Exhibit A in support of this belief is the oft-cited Blair and Maron study of 1985. The study found that a group of attorneys and paralegals, having set out to f...

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    2012-11-26 06:43:49
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    “Lifting the Hood” on Technology-Assisted Review

    Counsel at companies and firms who haven’t warmed to the idea of technology-assisted review often express some oblique concern about how to know what’s going on “under the hood.” It’s an interesting reference, because knowing what’s going on under the hood when computers are involved is a bit counteri...

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    2012-10-03 07:01:04
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    Overcoming Five Barriers to Technology-Assisted Review

    In law, nothing could go more against the grain for those who are inherently risk averse and precedent-trained than having to brave new approaches to the familiar, seemingly tried and true task of document review.

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    2012-10-01 07:06:12
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    Benchmarking Document Review

    Document review in litigation can be a complex, expensive and labor-intensive process. Now, the tools and methods used to review the massive stores of electronic data, routinely in play for large litigations, are coming under more scrutiny as courts opine on how, or even whether, technology may be used as part of ...

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    2012-09-11 07:13:31
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    Read carefully: not all technology-assisted review is created equal

    In February of 2011, Maura R. Grossman and Gordon V. Cormack published a groundbreaking study of the effectiveness of technology-assisted review as compared with the of manual review.[1] The study was groundbreaking in that it was the first well-designed study of the accuracy of manual review. (The often-cited Bla...