This book is derived from a popular Internet blog on an e-discovery by a senior attorney at a large national law firm and includes reader's comments on the materials in the book, and the author's replies straight from the authors Blog. Introduction to e-Discovery: New Cases, Ideas, and Techniques...
This book is derived from a popular Internet blog on an e-discovery by a senior attorney at a large national law firm and includes reader's comments on the materials in the book, and the author's replies straight from the authors Blog. Introduction to e-Discovery: New Cases, Ideas, and Techniques begins with a fundamental premises that teams are the most efficient and effective way to do e-discovery. An e-Discovery team is an interdisciplinary group of lawyers and IT technicians, usually joined by one or more representatives of business management.
The book explains in a step-by-step fashion how this team should be assembled, and how the various tasks of electronic discovery can be more easily accomplished using the team. In addition the book examines: " Self-organization and development of evidence preservation protocols " New articles of interest on e-discovery teams " The future of e-discovery suggested by a recent litigation survey " How negligent e-records management is creating stunning business risks " E-discovery at the Harvard Club in New York City " New California proposals for e-discovery laws " The conflict between our rules of discovery and the privacy laws of the rest of the world " The limitations of checklists and how to work best using them, and much, much more! Importantly, the book discusses two new e-discovery guides for judges and how everyone involved in e-discovery, not just judges, should become familiar with them. No one can operate effectively in the court rooms of tomorrow without a good understanding of wheres, hows and whys of digital evidence. As a cover-to-cover read to learn more about the hot topics and latest case law in e-discovery, this book can help provide that understanding. After a read through, this book can be used as a reference, with its appendix of useful reference materials to look up cases and arguments to use in daily practice. Introduction to e-Discovery is written in an easy-to-read style, making it perfect for anyone interested in e-discovery.
This title is suitable for non-lawyers, too, including paralegals, law students, IT experts, and executives of all kinds in the growing fields of e-discovery and information management.