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Spring 2012 - Electronic Discovery

Albright, Alexandra W
Ball, Craig D

Unique # 29320 Credit Hours: 2 Course ID: 279M
DayTimeLocation
M3:30 - 5:20 pmTNH 2.138
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Monday, May 7 8:30 am -   A-Z
  2.123
  2.123

Description
This 2-hour course covers one of the hottest topics in litigation today:  electronic discovery.  The course is designed to address discovery and evidentiary issues pertaining to electronic information as they arise in the course of litigation.  The course begins with a primer on electronic information, how it is stored and retrieved, and the fundamentals of computer forensics.  Preservation, records retention, and litigation holds as they pertain to electronic data are considered.  The course covers meet and confer conferences and what electronic discovery issues must be addressed between opposing counsel.  Topics including production, mediating electronic discovery disputes, spoliation and sanctions, privilege issues, as well as ethical considerations are all addressed in depth throughout the course of the semester.  The course teaches practical considerations, tips and tools as well as pivotal case law that has shaped this area of the law and the electronic discovery industry as a whole.


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