Pros And Cons Of Computer-Assisted Review

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 12:02 PM EDT) -- Following Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck’s decision in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe approving the parties’ agreement to the defendants’ use of computer-assisted document review, which just recently was affirmed by the district court, the legal press and blogosphere have pronounced dead the decades-old practice of keyword searching and exhaustive manual review and announced the dawn of a new era of automated computer-aided review, which — we are told — is faster, cheaper and more accurate.

But any accuracy improvements and cost reductions depend on lawyers’...
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