22 July 2012 – Just when document reviewers thought it could not get worse …
The E-Discovery Sage of Jackson Lewis (aka Ralph Losey) has an interesting post on the law.com site about information scientist William Webber who did an experiment involving first-pass legal review with a team of reviewers consisting of young high school students. The results were incredible. Although Webber has a number of caveats, the bottom line is the high schoolers did better than the professional reviewer lawyers.
And in case you have not been following the bandwidth on technology assisted review (TAR), you must. Ralph is running a very detailed series (a “Predictive Coding Narrative” as he calls it). But to get started and to put TAR in perspective read an excellent summary blog he recently posted … it has a scores of links for further understanding.
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