Monthly Archives: December 2014
The ghost of Discovery past.
I’m going to start out today’s post with an exercise in stating the obvious: Technology is a central part of Discovery in the legal profession. Indisputably so. Take away computers and hardware and software and automated processes and all the … Continue reading
eDiscovery and Linguistics: Strange bedfellows?
If there’s one thing that a dozen years in eDiscovery has shown me, it’s that there is a range of expertise that bolsters this industry. There are the usual suspects: IT expertise, digital forensic science expertise, legal tech expertise, legal … Continue reading
Document Review versus Document Investigation: Apples to Oranges.
In my last post I asserted that document review and large-scale, discovery-driven text investigation are not the same thing. I said that comparing the two is like equating combing the beach with metal detector with an archaeological dig. Now I … Continue reading
Notes from the eDiscovery trenches: Every collection tells a story.
When you’re tasked with uncovering critical documentary evidence in a produced collection of electronically stored information, or ESI, you’re doing so to support a legal narrative that is the center piece of a case. In an eDiscovery setting, everything you … Continue reading