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KMK's May 2015 E-Discovery Round-up

Good afternoon E-Discovery enthusiasts!  This month we take a look at the evolution of social media’s privacy laws, get reminded that the amended rules of civil procedure recently cleared a hurdle and take a swim in the deep end of the “predictive coding” pool.  Let’s dive in, shall we?

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TAGS: FRCP, FRCP Amendments, Predictive Coding, Privacy, Social Media

September 2014 E-Discovery Round-Up

Hello E-Discovery enthusiasts and welcome to KMK’s September E-Discovery round up.  This month we take a closer look at a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling approving predictive coding, salivate as the FRCP Amendments are approved by the U.S. Judicial Conference and update you on some upcoming screenings of Joe Looby’s acclaimed documentary, “The Decade of Discovery” – so let’s get started, shall we? 

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Post-Labor Day 2014 E-Discovery Round-Up

This month we warm ourselves in the heat effervescing from the “random vs. seed set” controversy, take a look at an unorthodox, yet appropriate sanction ruling and shudder at the sheer magnitude of data created during “one second on the internet.”

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Magistrate Judge Endorses Use of Predictive Coding

In a case featuring a heated pretrial-discovery battle between heavyweights, a U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge in Tennessee recently approved the use of predictive coding in reviewing over two million documents for responsiveness.  

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Predictive Coding Thought Leadership Series Announcement

It is with sincere pleasure that KMK’s E-Discovery/Litigation Support Group announces that KMK will be hosting and sponsoring the nationally recognized Predictive Coding Thought Leadership Series in Cincinnati on October 29th.  This unique learning opportunity was developed by Karl Schieneman (ReviewLess/ReviewRight) and Barry Murphy of the eDJ (eDiscovery Journal) and in conjunction with ARMA.  Karl will be presenting and moderating this event.  You may recognize Karl either as the keynote speaker from our recent KMK E-Discovery Symposium or as the brain-trust and expert behind the design, winning argument and implementation of the Technology Assisted Review (TAR)/predictive coding technology cited in the landmark Global Aerospace, Inc. v. Landow Aviation, L.P., 2012 Va. Cir. LEXIS 50 (Va. Cir. Ct. Apr. 23, 2012) ruling.

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Should We Reexamine the Value of the F1 Score?

The implementation of Technology Assisted Review in litigated matters is now a matter of case law in a number of jurisdictions.  Being such, the need presents itself to illuminate the thought processes and possible work flow avenues one should consider when wading into TAR’s often deep and confounding waters.   

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Predictive Coding’s Murky Waters; Ruling in In re Biomet Stirs Interesting Debate

Backstop, LLP’s Legal Director and blogger Bruce Fein writes a compelling and mathematically based argument as to why the court ruled incorrectly in the latest In re Biomet ruling in an article titled, Federal Court Approves Pre-Predictive Coding Keyword Filtration Based on Faulty Math in In re Biomet”. 

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