Litigation support on trial
The use of technology as a support tool for lawyers has made unimaginable strides in the past 30 years, to the point where there is now an expectation on the part of clients that such technology will be used. Julian Baker looks at where its evolution has led
A lot has changed since the case of CDC v IBM in 1971 legitimised the use of technology in supporting litigation. In that case, approximately one million documents were scanned onto microfiche and indexed into a mainframe database by a team of 120 paralegals.
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