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Last year, we wrote about David Lola, a document review attorney who sued Skadden, Arps and his placement agency. He alleged that doc review is not actually legal work, largely because you expend no independent legal decision-making to do it, and that doc reviewers are therefore eligible for overtime. He won that case (and another similar […]
I loaded a couple dozen contracts into Diligence Engine and a few seconds later had a list of all the licensing provisions.
Robots have taken many of the assembly-line jobs previously occupied by humans, and now it looks like computers may be able to take over what amounts to legal assembly-line work: document review. A Virginia judge ordered predictive coding to determine the relevance of over 1.3 million documents. The parties estimate the computer found about 81% […]
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If you do document review to make extra cash, follow these tips to limit downtime and book new jobs faster.
If predictive coding replaces document reviewers, you need to plan accordingly
Are more attorney jobs about to be on the chopping block as predictive coding software enters the world of ediscovery?
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