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Lawyers Ignore Judge Peck’s Warning Against “Scorched Earth” Tactics and Move to Recuse Him

Magistrate Judge Peck issued a widely-publicized opinion in February endorsing the use of “predictive coding” — using computer algorithms to help identify relevant documents — in a gender discrimination class action. (See coverage, e.g., in Reuters, law.com, ABA Journal.) The plaintiffs sent Judge Peck scathing letter the following month asking that Judge Peck recuse himself … Continue Reading
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