eDiscovery for the Legal Professional available in Paperback
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- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
Designed for today’s student, eDiscovery for the Legal Professional introduces the basics of electronic discovery. In the current, fast-paced legal environment, legal professionals need to understand how technology influences the practice of law, how to communicate this information to their clients, and the most cost-effective discovery tools available. This text offers comprehensive and timely coverage, including historical development of the eDiscovery field, substantive legal precedent and case studies, procedural changes based on recent revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, practical application of eDiscovery tools and resources, discussion of changing technology definitions, usage and trends, and ethical considerations for the legal professional when managing electronic discovery and data.
Professors and students will benefit from:
- Accessible text that explains technical eDiscovery concepts in layman terms.
- Up-to-date discussion of current Federal Rules of Civil Procedure covering eDiscovery.
- Effective pedagogy with Examples and Exercises in every chapter, excerpts from cases and the Federal Rules, helpful lists and summaries, and Key Points that highlight essential concepts and practical applications.
- Key topics covered include: Impact of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) on discovery, Data Management, Case Management, Spoliation, and Ethical Considerations such as competence, confidentiality, and informed consent.
- A comprehensive glossary that helps students with new and unfamiliar vocabulary