Tag Archives: Predictive Coding

Lawyer Ethics in the Virtual Courtroom

By | June 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered the way we live, work, and play. As will be examined below, it has altered the way lawyers conduct litigation. By mid-March 2020, the justice system in Canada (and in most other jurisdictions around the world) was scrambling to change its default ways of doing business – from the… Read More »

Canada’s First? Competition Tribunal Endorses the Use of Predictive Coding in Document Review

By | January 8, 2020

In traditional litigation context, a typical document review process will involve human review of all documents to determine the relevancy and/or privilege (if any) attached to documents in the discovery process. However, with the ever-increasing number of electronic documents in the discovery process, artificial intelligence-based technology such as predictive coding is now a more feasible… Read More »

Predictive Coding: Seed Sets and Litigation Privilege

By | January 8, 2020

The use of predictive coding technology in litigation document review has increasingly been welcomed by courts in different jurisdictions. That notwithstanding, there is still legal uncertainty as to whether litigation privilege applies to seed sets. A seed set (also referred to as training set) is a sample of documents selected from a larger document set… Read More »

Predictive Coding in the Court Room

By | January 8, 2020

The previous blog post provided a basic insight into how predictive coding, an offshoot of Artificial Intelligence (AI)  technology is now being applied in e-discovery document review in civil litigation. This edition will examine judicial approach in various jurisdictions toward mandating the use of predictive coding in e-discovery. United States The case of Da Silva… Read More »

Predictive Coding: Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Work in Litigation

By | January 8, 2020

Traditional document review has often involved manual review of sets of boxes of paper documents in the lawyer’s office. The advent of information technology has resulted in exponentially increased volume of electronic (as opposed to paper) documents. While the advent of information technology has come with great deal of benefits, it has also compounded the… Read More »

What is Artificial Intelligence?

By | January 8, 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is gradually and surreptitiously permeating diverse aspects of human life. AI is now being utilized in performance of tasks once considered to be within the exclusive domain of human intelligence. From high-tech driverless cars and trucks to basic facial recognition technology in your Facebook profile. The tentacles of AI are spreading… Read More »