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Sorry, ‘Young, Unhappy Associates’: A ‘Well-Trained Computer’ Does Review Better, Judge Says
October 2 • 2015

Sorry, ‘Young, Unhappy Associates’: A ‘Well-Trained Computer’ Does Review Better, Judge Says

At last month’s Big Law Business Summit in New York City, federal district court judge Shira A. Scheindlin (S.D. N.Y.) discussed the dramatic ways in which TAR is changing the legal world. At the Bloomberg BNA-sponsored summit, Scheindlin said attorneys who are used to more traditional methods of practicing law still need to become technologically […]

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September 23 • 2015

Federal Rules to Take More Forgiving Stance on ESI Preservation Errors

Significant changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. If the changes are implemented as planned, they are expected to have a considerable impact on the landscape of eDiscovery in federal cases. The changes will undoubtedly be welcomed by law firms that have committed errors in the […]

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September 17 • 2015

Settlement Is Not a Safe Harbor: Sanctionable Discovery Practices Outlive Settlements, Dismissals

Courts do not require perfection in ESI discovery.  But take heed.  “Litigation is not a game.”[1]  Attempts to evade appropriate ESI discovery requests may lead to sua sponte sanctions even if a settlement is on the horizon.  And court-imposed sanctions can outlive any anticipated settlement—even when the plaintiff seeks a voluntary dismissal. A federal district […]

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August 25 • 2015

KMWorld names Brainspace Discovery™ 5 as “2015 Trend-Setting Product”

This is the second consecutive year for Brainspace to receive this recognition.                     DALLAS, TEXAS, August 25, 2015 – Brainspace, a leading innovator in text analytics and knowledge discovery software, today announced that it has been named a KMWorld “Trend-Setting Product” for 2015. The award follows […]

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July 21 • 2015

Three Lessons to Learn from Judge Peck's Latest Review of TAR

If you work in e-discovery, chances are you know that “Predictive Coding” – now commonly referred to as “technology assisted review” (TAR) – has recently received a resounding judicial nod. On March 3 of this year, U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck (S.D.N.Y.) declared that “it is now black letter law that where the producing […]

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