Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice

Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice

by Adam I. Cohen, David J. Lender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735530173

ISBN-13: 9780735530171

Pub. Date: 11/01/2003

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice provides the 'why' and the 'how-to' of this dynamic topic in a single integrated source. Whether you are advising a client on electronic data retention policies, initiating or responding to discovery requests or
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Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice provides the 'why' and the 'how-to' of this dynamic topic in a single integrated source. Whether you are advising a client on electronic data retention policies, initiating or responding to discovery requests or

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735530171
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
946
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 OVERVIEW

Chapter 2 PROCEDURAL MECHANISMS FOR ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY


• §2.01 Introduction
• §2.02 Notifying an Adversary of the Duty to Preserve Electronic Evidence
• §2.03 Initial Disclosures: Rule 26(a)(1)
• §2.04 Early Discussion of and Planning for Electronic Discovery: Rules 26(f) and 16(b)
• §2.05 Document Requests
• §2.06 Format of Production
• §2.07 Interrogatories
• §2.08 Depositions
• §2.09 Defending Against Requests for Electronic Evidence
• §2.10 Electronic Discovery from Non-Parties
• §2.11 Expedited Discovery
• §2.12 Conclusion
• Appendix 2A Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
• Appendix 2B United States District Court Rules
• Appendix 2C Table of State Rules
• Appendix 2D Discovery Protocols
• Appendix 2E Order Concerning Electronic Discovery Hearing
• Appendix 2F Order for Preservation of Records
• Appendix 2G Selected Topics for Depositions of Corporate Representatives Regarding Facts Impacting ESI Availability to Examining Party

Chapter 3 SPOLIATION


• §3.01 Duty to Preserve
• §3.02 Duty to Preserve Backup Tapes
• §3.03 Duty to Preserve Audio Recordings
• §3.04 Duty to Preserve Metadata
• §3.05 Duty to Preserve Instant Messaging
• §3.06 Duty to Preserve Chat Rooms
• §3.07 Duty to Preserve Hyper-Linked Images
• §3.07A Duty to Preserve Data Stored in RAM or Temporary Cache Files
• §3.07B Duty to Preserve Cell Phone Images
• §3.07C Duty to Preserve Information Stored on Home Computers
• §3.07D Duty to Preserve Text Messages
• §3.07E Duty to Preserve Website
• §3.08 Sanctions
• §3.09 2006 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
• §3.10 Independent Tort of Spoliation
• Appendix 3A Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37
• Appendix 3B Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC

Chapter 4 DOCUMENT RETENTION POLICIES AND ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION


• §4.01 Introduction: What Is an Electronic Document Retention Policy?
• §4.02 Case Law Concerning Document Retention Policies
• §4.03 Statutory and Regulatory Document Retention Obligations
• §4.04 Formulating an Electronic Document Retention Policy
• Appendix 4A Process, Transparency, Repeatability: Critical Success Factors for Legal Holds
• Appendix 4B Are You Ready for Federal Discovery Rules?
• Appendix 4C Sample Records Management Policy Provisions
• Appendix 4D Sample Litigation Hold Procedure Provisions for ESI

Chapter 5 SHIFTING THE COSTS OF ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY


• §5.01 Introduction
• §5.02 The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
• §5.03 Shifting Production Costs of Electronic Versions of Previously Produced Material
• §5.04 Shifting Costs of Electronic Discovery where Native Production Is Sought After Documents Have Already Been Produced
• §5.05 Shifting Costs of Electronic Discovery Where No Copies Have Been Produced
• §5.06 Cost-Shifting Under the 2006 Amendments
• §5.07 Shifting Costs for Forensic Examinations
• §5.08 Limiting the Costs of Electronic Discovery
• §5.09 Cost-Shifting for Third Parties
• §5.10 Role of Special Masters
• §5.11 Cost-Shifting in Expert Discovery
• §5.12 Cost-Shifting in State Court
• §5.13 Conclusion
• Appendix 5A Rowe Entertainment, Inc. v. The William Morris Agency

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