Free ediscovery software for law school classrooms


We have a standing offer at Disco to make the complete Enron dataset available in a fully functional Disco database, with unlimited accounts for students, for anyone teaching a law school class. If you’re interested in this, send email to CeCe Cohen at We can also optionally provide guest speakers, who are ex litigation partners or law professors who now work at Disco, to talk with students about Disco or legal technology in general.

Disco can be included in a course focused on ediscovery or in a broader skills course covering the litigation process. A sample syllabus for the latter kind of course is available here. For the former kind of course, the takeaways for students are:

  1. an understanding of the ediscovery market, including technology companies v. services companies v. channel partners;
  2. the relationship between law firms, managed-review providers, and alternative legal providers like Axiom;
  3. an appreciation of…

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