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First court approves computer-assisted e-discovery review
For years, technology experts and attorneys have been predicting the rise of computer-assisted coding and review for electronic discovery. Earlier this year, U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck of the Southern District of New York was the first to issue a reported opinion in support of the technology – also referred to as “predictive coding” or “intelligent review” – calling it “an acceptable way to search for relevant [electronically stored information] in appropriate cases.”