A Decision made by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on December 12, 2012 affirms that images and text messages that are stored on personal cell phones are not protected by the Stored Communications Act (SCA). The purpose of the SCA is to prevent unauthorized access to wire and electronic communications in temporary and back-up [...]
We reported on the debate over predictive coding in the antitrust case Kleen Products, LLC, et. Al. v. Packaging Corporation of America, et. Al., back in April. The plaintiffs argued that discovery should be conducted using predictive coding because of deficiencies in the defendants’ keyword search methodology. The defendants had already completed 99% of discovery [...]
Google is no stranger to litigation, but it now faces an unusual claim to cancel its trademark registration. The aptly named plaintiff David Elliott squares off against the Google Goliath with an argument based on dictionary definitions and case law– that the word “Google” is now used so ubiquitously as a verb meaning “to search [...]
The antitrust case of Kleen Products, LLC, et. al. v. Packaging Corporation of America, et. al., which many may know as the “other” predictive coding case, has finally started to tear the attention of the e-discovery industry away from Da Silva Moore. While the issue at hand in Da Silva Moore was the argument over [...]
Now up on the LLM, Inc. main website, a new white paper entitled, “Best Practices: Getting the Most out of Concept Search.” This paper and past papers can also be accessed in the education section of the main LLM, Inc. website.
This white paper addresses:
– The technology behind concept search (latent semantic indexing, LSI)
The idea behind using a keyword search to augment linear review is far from complex: you use a word or short phrase to identify relevant documents, and then have a reviewer go through them page by page. Theoretically, this method combines the best of both worlds; the efficiency and thoroughness of a computer and the [...]