Industry Insights

Part 6 of 6: What Do the Proposed FRCP Amended Changes Mean for In-House Counsel?

Practitioners should be thinking NOW about how what changes the new Rules will bring about; What will you do differently? How will this change your practice—if you typically represent plaintiffs, or individuals, or whether you typically represent defendants and large organizations?

Part 3 of 6: Proportionality in discovery proposals for amendments to FRCP

Several proposed amendments seek to promote proportionality by directly amending the scope of discovery, promoting clearer responses to Rule 34, reducing the presumptive limits on the number of depositions and interrogatories, adding a limit to the number of requests for admission, and explicitly recognizing the authority to allocate expenses in discovery.

Technology Assisted Review (TAR)/Predictive Coding Glossary

Technology Assisted Review (TAR), computer assisted review, predictive coding, clustering, categorization, themes, analytics, support vector-based TAR, concept-based TAR, email threading, near duplicate detection, sampling, machine learning – these are just a few of the terms that come up when talking about TAR. Here is a TAR cheat sheet to help keep the terms straight!

Predictive Coding/Technology Assisted Review FAQ

Is there a difference between “Predictive Coding” and “Technology Assisted Review”?
When does it make sense to use PC/TAR?
What are the risks in using PC/TAR?
Is it defensible?

Read the answers to these and over 10 more Frequently Asked Questions here.

[Full Article] Did I Download That?! A Brief Discussion of BitTorrent and Copyright Law

As the law evolves to address new media distribution channels, courts will have to predict how people on both sides of the content will inevitably abuse the system.