Are Litigation Search Results Biased?

For several years, discussion about bias in search engine results has been fervent. There seem to be two primary concerns: (1) the way that Google reflects existing societal biases and (2) the way that Google actively reinforces biases. The former is seen when searches for general terms return results overwhelmingly of one gender or race.

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Your Firm is Safer in the Cloud

“A great barometer of the legal profession’s approach to technology in general…[is] adoption rates and attitudes about [the cloud],” says Niki Black. And they don’t look good. According to this year’s ILTA/Inside Legal Buyers Survey, “60% of survey respondents indicated that <25% of firm software and service solutions could be cloud-based within the next 1-3 years.”

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5 Common Ediscovery Misunderstandings

Keeping up with the ediscovery space is tough, especially when it is constantly growing and evolving. Perceptions that might have been true a couple of years ago are simply not true anymore, but they still live on. Here are some of the most common misunderstandings.   1) Myth: TAR replaces human review Although technology-assisted review

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Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, Really!

One of the great things about my job is that I get to spend a lot of time with legal professionals in the field.  One of the frustrating things, however, is watching them needlessly suffer through the experience of using ediscovery software that’s clunky, overpriced, and/or underpowered.  Not only is there a better way, but

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Top Three Cloud Risks: Myth or Fact?

Conventional wisdom being what it is, we all “know” a few basic truths about the benefits of the cloud: businesses making use of cloud-based software or data storage solutions can expect cost savings, scalability, and a far easier path to deploying cutting edge technology (e.g., without the need to support upgrade of systems and infrastructure

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