Request for Comment: TAR Guidelines

Request for Comment

May 18, 2018 – EDRM and the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law are seeking comments from the bench, bar, and public on a preliminary draft of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines. Nearly 50 volunteer lawyers, e-discovery experts, software developers, scholars and judges worked on this draft under the auspices of EDRM. A version of the document was presented at the Duke Distinguished Lawyers’ conference on Technology Assisted Review, held Sept. 7-8, 2017. At that event, 15 judges and nearly 100 lawyers and practitioners provided feedback and comments on the draft. The document was further revised based on discussions at that conference and additional review by judges. With the assistance of four law student fellows of the Bolch Judicial Institute, this draft was finalized in May 2018 for public comment. An editable version of the Guidelines may be downloaded here:

Instructions for Submitting Comments

Comments on this preliminary draft will be carefully considered by the drafting team and an advisory group of judges as they finalize the document for publication. Please send comments on this draft, whether favorable, adverse, or otherwise, as soon as possible, but no later than Monday, July 16, 2018. Comments must be submitted in tracked edits and submitted via email to edrm@law.duke.eduAll comments will be made available to the public.

Bolch Judicial Institute
Duke Law School
May 18, 2018


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