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Cullcast: Judge Mix on opaque discovery costs, predictive coding disputes and more

In a 2005 “Meet the Rainmakers” feature for Law Practice Today, US Magistrate Judge Kristen Mix, then a distinguished trial lawyer in Denver, described herself as “highly organized,” “thorough,” “efficient,” “a... Robert Hilson   |     13 Jan 2016

Judge Mix: Dearth of trials has negative impact on justice system

This is the second of our two-part interview with US Magistrate Judge Kristen Mix, of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. In the first installment, we addressed the lack of visibility... Robert Hilson   |     22 Dec 2015

Judge Mix on e-discovery black boxes and blind spots: Cost, predictive coding and more

We've devoted much of this year and this particular space to confronting capital-B Big Issues -- everything from access to justice, to the gap in technology competence, to the corrosive effects of discovery-dri... Robert Hilson   |     14 Dec 2015

Judge David Campbell: Predictive coding rarely proposed, rarely used

This is the second part of Logikcull's interview with US District Court Judge David Campbell, the former chair of the advisory committee responsible for drafting newly promulgated amendments to the Federal Rule... Robert Hilson   |     09 Dec 2015

Judge Campbell, rules committee chair, weighs impact of e-discovery amendments

Long-gestistating discovery amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure went into effect last week, but the waiting is far from over. What remains to be seen, and what will no doubt take years to assess,... Robert Hilson   |     07 Dec 2015

The Logikcull Interview with US Judge Mark Bennett | Part 2 | Fighting About Everything

This is the second of a three-part interview with United States District Judge Mark Bennett. In the first installment, we unpacked some of the factors and precipitating behavior that prompted Bennett to level o... Robert Hilson   |     12 Nov 2015

The Logikcull Interview with US Judge Mark Bennett | Part 1 - Trial By Avalanche

Mark Bennett has been a fixture at the highest levels of the US legal system for decades. Fresh out of law school, he successfully brought the very first case he ever accepted before the Rehnquist Supreme Court... Robert Hilson   |     09 Nov 2015

Judge Facciola: I'm not in the business of supporting an industry

This is part three of our three-part conversation with recently retired United States judge John Facciola, whose work over the last two decades has largely shaped the scope and application of evidentiary law. T... Robert Hilson   |     08 Sep 2015
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