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Why Attorneys Should Shift to TAR 2.0 Solutions

Many attorneys use technology assisted review (“TAR”) solutions to help streamline their practice. It can help with document review, case assessment, contracts, and other litigation tasks. One major draw of TAR is that it reduces effort and cost related to eDiscovery, while also improving accuracy. Numerous studies have concluded that TAR provides results that are superior to manual review. As the years go on, this software continues to improve and provide even more benefits to the legal industry.

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How Distributed Ledger Technology Might Influence eDiscovery

Blockchain, a type of distributed ledger technology, has entered the realm of eDiscovery. Attorneys now need to recognize blockchain transactions as a source of electronically stored information that needs to be considered in preparing and responding to discovery requests, in the same manner as text, social media, and other electronic data sources. DLT can both provide benefits and present obstacles for legal practitioners.

Filed under: eDiscovery

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U.S. Courts Rule on Cellphone, Social Media Privacy

On June 22, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police usually need a search warrant before trying to track a person’s movements using cellphone data, even though the data is in the hands of a third party. In a 5-4 decision in Carpenter v. United States, the court upheld an apparent widening of privacy rights in the digital age.

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The Benefits of Using Auto-Classification Software for Information Governance

It’s not enough for organizations to simply capture and store data and information. They also must synthesize and understand it so they can act on it. Most employees will lack the time, training, and information management skill set needed to classify and file things properly. This makes it challenging for information governance professionals to efficiently analyze organizational data. But, automated software exists that can help.

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