Section 4

Section Four – Technology, Privacy and Ethics.

Module APart One of Craig Ball’s Explanation of the Technology Behind e-Discovery.

Module BPart Two of Craig Ball’s Explanation of the Technology Behind e-Discovery.

Module C – Cooperation and Proportionality in Discovery.

Module DInspector Clouseau and the Insights of Judge Facciola and Malcolm Gladwell Suggest a Bright Future for e-Discovery Lawyers.

Module EHow To Practice Law Like Abraham Lincoln – Be an e-Discovery Lawyer!

Module F Chaos Theories and Information Science.

Module G  4th Circuit Ruling on Illegal e-Discovery Adds Teeth to Federal Anti-Hacker Email Privacy Law.

Module H –  IT Workers Read Your Personal Email and U.S. Law is Generally OK with That.

Module IPrivacy Issues in the Search For Truth.

Module JHash, Search and Privacy.

Module K Lawyer’s Duty of Confidentiality.

Module LJudge Facciola on E-Discovery and Ethics.

Module MLecture by Ralph Losey on Diligence and Cooperation.

Module N Team Ethics and the Qualcomm Saga.

Module OCourt Catches On To Feigned Attorney Cooperation and Client Pays the Consequences.

Module PLaw Firms Threatened by Fat Chameleons.

Module QThere Can Be No Justice Unless Lawyers Maintain High Ethical Standards.

Module R – More on Professional Ethics



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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: "" 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 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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