Dissecting Da Silva: There Is A Science To It

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 12:35 PM EDT) -- February 2012: Da Silva Moore v Publicis Groupe. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck approves the use of technology-assisted review. In the future, this momentous decision is likely to be regarded as one of a handful that transformed the practice of document review into a multidisciplinary field at the intersection of law, IT and the sciences of information retrieval and statistics.

There is much to laud in this decision. It removes entrenched obstacles in a legal community that has been reluctant to adopt technology for discovery challenges. As...
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