E-Discovery Method OK'd In Publicis Sex Bias Class Action

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday denied a request by a putative class of female public relations employees to recuse a magistrate judge in a sex discrimination suit against advertising conglomerate Publicis Groupe SA, defending his choice of electronic discovery methods.

U.S. District Judge Andrew L. Carter defended the decision by Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck in February to approve the use of predictive coding technology during the electronic discovery process in the case, in which plaintiffs allege Publicis discriminated against female PR workers by confining...
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