Computers to Replace Lawyers? Not Yet
Though “concept searching” may create efficiencies, developing the concept searches requires a team of individuals who understand enough about the case to design “between words.” Such an effort will require considerable investment in terms of building an electronic infrastructure. Nevertheless, the value of automated review of ESI will continue to grow, and lawyers should monitor software advances in the area of alternative search protocols.
Duchess Harris. "Computers to Replace Lawyers? Not Yet" Litigation News (2009).