ACEDS E-Discovery IQ Test


ACEDS has a nifty electronic discovery IQ test available online here. The test is brief (only 11 questions) and fun and easy to take. It covers a range of topics, from social media evidence; technology assisted review; the modification of metadata for electronic files; and considerations of EU data privacy laws in electronic discovery. (Does each user get a different set of questions?)

I got 9 of 11 questions correct, which I suppose isn't bad, but I'd like to better. Perhaps what I got wrong is most instructive:

Spoilers ahead . . .

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Even a paralegal should understand a matter's legal issues and what facts may be relevant before uploading the contents of desktops to an e-discovery platform. Even at the collection stage, one should try to avoid clearly irrelevant data.

More importantly, be aware that with some TAR tools it is not necessary to begin review by having an attorney review documents for a seed set.


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