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Data Analytics Will Be “Indispensable” to the Legal Profession Over the Next Ten Years

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers (CTRL), an open source community for legal practitioners, today released the results from its annual Advanced Analytics Research, revealing an uptick in analytics usage by in-house legal departments. “We are excited to present our annual research demonstrating

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 24

How Snapchat is Changing Social Media. The New York Times recently published a piece on the changing face of social media, with Snapchat leading the charge. Read more here. Lawyers Turning to Artificial Intelligence for Document Review. A new post explores why lawyers are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence to facilitate document review in

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 18

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice. Volkswagen pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice stemming from its destruction of evidence in connection with the government’s investigation of VW’s use of emissions “defeat devices.” Read more here. Deutsche Bank Bans Text Messages and Social Messaging Apps. Deutsche Bank banned text messages and social networking

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 12

Lessons Learned for 2017 from Top eDiscovery Cases in 2016. CTRL’s Director of Legal Education, Phil Favro, takes a look at some of the top ediscovery cases from 2016 and the lessons they provide for counsel and clients in 2017. Read more here. Three Key Cybersecurity Developments for 2017. Legal Tech News

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 3

Top 22 eDiscovery Opinions of 2016. Noted eDiscovery shaman Ralph Losey has developed an impressive summary of the top 22 eDiscovery opinions from 2016. Read more here. Chinese Nationals Charged with Hacking Law Firms. Two prominent law firms were apparently hacked by three Chinese nationals, according to an indictment that

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Top News Stories of the Week – December 23

Happy Holidays from CTRL. We at CTRL would like to pass along to all of our partners, supporters, and subscribers our best wishes for a happy holiday season. Thank you for all of your support throughout 2016. Understanding Different TAR Methodologies. Industry analyst Forrester recently published a report that discusses

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Top News Stories of the Week – December 13

Chicago Law Firm Accused of Lax Data Security. A federal court recently unsealed a lawsuit against a Chicago law firm that allegedly failed to take adequate security measures to protect client data. Read more here. ABA Publishes New Predictive Coding Book. The ABA has just published an authoritative book on predictive coding authored

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Top News Stories of the Week – December 6

Three Lessons on Digital Age Threats. A recent post spotlights some actionable steps that clients and counsel can take to address troubles arising from digital age threats. Read more here. The Sedona Conference Publishes Updated Proportionality Commentary. With significant and insightful updates to this oft-quoted resource, The Sedona Conference has published its

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Top News Stories of the Week – November 29

New Technology-Assisted Review Case from Australia. An Australian federal court recently ordered a party to disclose various aspects of its technology-assisted review workflow to a litigation adversary. Read more here. iPhone Call Logs Easier to Retrieve than Other iPhone Data. iPhone call logs, which are apparently uploaded automatically to iCloud, may be

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Top News Stories of the Week – November 22

A Little eDiscovery Cheer During Thanksgiving. A new post discusses how everyone can enjoy a little more eDiscovery cheer during Thanksgiving and the holiday season. Read more here. California Bar Exam Pass Rate Reaches New Low. The pass rate for the California Bar Exam reached a new low this month as only

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