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The Festivus Airing of Grievances: eDiscovery ALSP edition

“I’ve got a lot of problems with you people and now, you’re gonna hear about it!” So said Frank Constanza in an episode of the NBC sitcom, Seinfeld. Over the last couple decades since this famous episode, wherein Frank revives the holiday he invented called “Festivus,” we can’t help but think maybe Frank was onto…

Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Highlights Importance of Technology Expert Witnesses

Earlier this week, a jury heard closing arguments in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse rose to national prominence in August 2020 after allegedly shooting three people at a Wisconsin protest, two of whom died, the third injured. Now, he stands trial for those alleged crimes. One unexpected curveball: whether or not the prosecution should…

How Custom Software Helps Everyone (Even People Who Don’t Need Custom Software!)

“Custom” can be a scary word in legal tech. It sounds expensive. It sounds hard to implement. It sounds like there will be longer turnaround times compared to ready-made solutions. It sounds untested, and unproven. (We all know how much lawyers love unnecessary risk!) It sounds that way because well… a lot of times it’s…

Managed Review vs. Unmanaged Review: Which One’s Right For You?

Complex litigation cannot happen without document review. Document review cannot happen without reviewers. This raises a lot of questions that most lawyers never learned about in law school: Which reviewers do you hire? What parts of review can be trusted to technology, and what parts absolutely have to be done by humans? What work requires…

How eDiscovery ALSPs Can Build a Better Future for Clients

For better or worse, eDiscovery ALSPs are playing an increasingly important role in complex litigations. That means the choice of who you pick for an eDiscovery vendor is becoming increasingly important too. On paper, most vendors are essentially the same. They’re all offering to do the same work. Oftentimes price is the main thing differentiating…