How AI first snuck in to the law … the Da Silva Moore case and “predictive coding” part 1

In 2011, Monique da Silva Moore along with several other coworkers, sued her employer, the PR firm Publicis. Ms. da Silva claimed that the company discriminated against female employees. “Publicis’ glass ceiling might as well be a cement wall,”she said, noting that, although 70% of the company’s employees were women, the senior management was dominated by men.

According to Ms. da Silva Moore’s version of events, the company discriminated against female employees, all while hiding behind a veneer of “equal treatment” while the president had a habit of making unwanted, creepy comments about women’s appearance and was known to say things like ‘we need a big swinging dick’ to lead the midwest office. Continue reading “How AI first snuck in to the law … the Da Silva Moore case and “predictive coding” part 1″

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