In the News: Duke Law TAR Conference – in Tweets

Relativity | 10.5.17

Relativity Blog Recaps the Duke Law TAR Conference in Tweets


by David Horrigan

Duke University School of Law and its Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies, home of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), hosted a two-day conference on September 8 and 9 outside Washington, DC, to discuss the past, present, and future of technology-assisted review (TAR).

Technology Assisted Review Best Practices featured federal judges, law professors, and practitioners, discussing areas ranging from the definition of TAR; when, where, and how it is—and should be—used; the debate over transparency and cooperation in TAR; the differences in how the defense and plaintiff bars use it; and efforts at establishing a best practices protocol for TAR.

As we do with the profession’s major conferences, including Relativity Fest coming up on October 22-25, we live-tweeted the Duke Law TAR conference, but with a different approach. To encourage frank discussion at the conference, Duke instituted Chatham House Rules, where we may report the information—but we cannot identify speakers.

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