Section 2

Section Two – Diving Deeper Into the Interdisciplinary Team Approach and the Art of Search

Module AWhat Game Does an e-Discovery Team Play?

Module B – e-Discovery Teams Can Meet the Challenges of the “Zubulake Duty” and Control Excessive Costs.

Module C – Search is the Core Problem of Electronic Discovery, featuring legal opinions of Judge Paul Grimm and Judge John Facciola.

Module D – e-Discovery Team Search and the Ethics: Videos with Judge David Waxse, Losey, and others.

Module E – Two Cases of Inexpert Search, featuring a Losey essay with Sherlock Holmes.

Module F – Team Organization and Operational Issues.

Module G – Ariana Tadler on the Plaintiff’s Perspective to Requesting Electronic Discovery.

Module H – Surveys Shows Negligent e-Records Management Is Creating “Stunning Business Risks” and a Case in the Supreme Court Proves It.

Module I – e-Discovery at the Harvard Club in New York City, featuring the thoughts of David Shonka, Sherry Harris, Tom O’Connor, Monica Bay, and others.

Module J – Jason Baron on Search – How Do You Find Anything When You Have a Billion Emails?

Module K – Child’s Game of “Go Fish” is a Poor Model for e-Discovery Search.

Module L – Part One: The Multi-Modal “Where’s Waldo?” Approach to Search and My Mock Debate with Jason Baron.

Module M – Part Two: The Multi-Modal “Where’s Waldo?” Approach to Search and My Mock Debate with Jason Baron.

Module N – Criminal Case Raises Interesting e-Discovery Search Issues.

Module OWhat Can Happen When Lawyers Delegate Their e-Discovery Duties to a Client.

Module P – Sedona Provides Much Needed Guidance on Email Management, Legal Holds and ESI Preservation.

Students are invited to leave a public comment below. Insights that might help other students are especially welcome. Let’s collaborate!


Copyright Ralph Losey 2017


Ralph Losey is a practicing attorney who specializes in electronic discovery law. He is a principal in a U.S. law firm with over 50 offices & 800 lawyers where he supervises electronic discovery work and litigation support. Ralph has written over two million words on law and technology, including six books on electronic discovery. His latest books are "E-Discovery for Everyone" (ABA 2017) and "Perspectives on Predictive Coding" (ABA 2017) (ed. & contributor). His blog is widely read in the industry: "e-DiscoveryTeam.com." Ralph is the founder and principal author of "Electronic Discovery Best Practices" and "e-Discovery Team Training," a free online course covering all aspects of e-discovery. Ralph's sub-speciality is the search and review of electronic evidence using multimodal methods, including artificial intelligence. He also has a free online training program to teach these advanced methods - the "TAR Course." Ralph has devoted a month of his time each year since 2013 to research and test various AI-enhanced document review methods. In 2015 and 2016 Ralph and his Team participated in the TREC Total Recall Track experiments sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Ralph has been involved with computers and the law since 1978. His full biography is found at RalphLosey.com. Ralph is the proud father of two children, Eva M. Losey and Adam Colby Losey, a high-tech lawyer married to another e-discovery lawyer, Cat Jackson Losey, and, best of all, Ralph has been married since 1973 to Molly Friedman Losey, a mental health counselor and life-long friend.

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