Extract from article by Lauren Foster published on Lawyerist
As professional speakers and writers, attorneys’ desire for precision and clarity urges us to find the single most accurate way to express a thought. And while clients may not have this compulsion, no expense has been spared when it comes to proving what the client meant when he or she said something. The need to ascribe definitive meaning has now reached the realm of emojis. The colorful symbols of Japanese origin took off globally when Apple began including them on the iPhone keyboard in 2011. As emoji popularity and usage continues to increase, they have trickled into courtrooms across the country, where judges must decide how to handle this new visual evidence.
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Based on an informal review of research from technology providers, industry analyst firms, and industry expert reports in the data discovery arena, the following short list of enablers highlights companies and technologies that may be useful to technology providers as legal discovery professionals seek to move “to the left of the EDRM” and closer to the point of data creation in their data discovery efforts.
The Victorian Supreme Court will issue a practice note about the use of TAR on 1 January 2017. We understand it will be the first court in Australia to do so. We expect that other Australian courts will follow suit in issuing a practice note, and it will be interesting to follow the approaches taken by other Australian courts.
The biggest takeaway of the joint research project by nonprofit Electronic Discovery Institute and tech giant Oracle Corp. is that TAR is often faster and cheaper when identifying relevant documents. But when it comes to isolating privileged or sensitive information, human reviewers outperformed machines.
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Authored by litigation support expert Andrew Haslam of U.K. based Allvision Computing, the The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide - 2016...