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October 2014

ESI Technologies

By Michael Conner and Jeffrey Teso

As many of us were settling on technology platforms and forming case strategies and protocols utilizing ECA software, predictive coding (PC) and technology assisted review (TAR) software entered the market. Both technologies used on their own can provide great benefit, however the advantages of creating an ESI strategy that includes the use of each has numerous benefits that should not be overlooked. Read More...

Court Praises Predictive Coding, Then Rejects It

By H. Christopher Boehning and Daniel J. Toal

in Progressive Casualty Ins. v. Delaney, the court sheds light on the reasons why parties have been reluctant to accept predictive coding, the need for cooperation and transparency with one's adversary, the resulting risks of this cooperation, and highlights a key debate over best practices whether search terms can be used to first limit the universe of documents before predictive coding is employed. Read More...

Efficient Review In a Time-Sensitive Government Investigation

By Sanjay Manocha

Over the past 10 years, government investigations have become increasingly sophisticated in analyzing electronically stored information (ESI). Federal executive departments and agencies have made substantial investments in advanced analytical systems that help investigators and prosecutors filter voluminous amounts of incoming ESI. Respondents to Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) must recognize that the information provided will be analyzed using these powerful tools. Read More...

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