Conference season is here, and by mid-October I will have spent 15 out 30 days at, or travelling to and from, foreign conferences. That inevitably reduces the number of articles I can write.
It may be helpful, however, if I provide links to some of the resources which have come my way recently which cover the use of technology-assisted review, the reasons offered for not adopting it, and signs of court acceptance of it. These things are obviously linked – if courts are focusing on the use of technology, then perhaps the lawyers might take a look at it. In the interests of time (yours as well as mine) I give their links with little commentary from me.
[The picture, incidentally, is meant to convey simultaneously the flying I have been doing and the accelerated jump through the clouds to blue skies if you use technology properly]
Attorney algorithm aversion and infatuation from Maura Grossman
Maura Grossman is a contributor to a series of short talks produced by Georgetown Law CLE and Exterro, one set of which is here. Her talk, called Attorney algorithm aversion and infatuation, considers lawyer resistance to algorithms that have been shown to be effective and efficient, and over-reliance on algorithms that are unproven and dangerous.
There are two other talks in the same webcast, one from Ralph Losey on proportional document review and the art of cost estimation, and one from Jeffrey Klingporn on technology and trust. Continue reading