Electronic Evidence and Discovery

Author: Michele C. S. Lange
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313343
Format: PDF
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Changes in the way evidence is exchanged, namely the emergence of so-called e-discovery, is no exception. Litigaors cannot continue to ignore the fact that as much as 30% of all evidence in maintained in electronic form, Lawyers need to accept the change and use it of possibly face malpractice action.

The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook

Author: Sharon D. Nelson
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316702
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"E-Discovery and the use of electronic evidence has increased dramatically over the past few years, but many lawyers still struggle with the complexities of dealing with electronic information. This comprehensive book provides lawyers with the templates they need to develop an effective E-Discovery strategy, and to frame appropriate E-Discovery requests. In addition to the ready-made forms, the authors also supply helpful information and commentary to bring you rapidly up to speed in the electronic discovery field. The accompanying CD-ROM features over 70 forms in Word format. Also included is an extensive electronic evidence case digest with over 200 cases summarized!"--BOOK JACKET.

Electronic Discovery for Small Cases

Author: Bruce A. Olson
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781614383505
Format: PDF, ePub
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As organizations create increasing amounts of digital data, electronic discovery costs for lawyers can skyrocket. For firms with limited technology budgets, or cases with small amounts of electronically stored information (ESI), e-discovery can be challenging. Electronic Discovery for Small Cases offers effective, budget-friendly solutions for collecting, viewing, and analyzing electronic evidence that will benefit any litigator.

Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Cases and Materials

Author: Shira Ann Scheindlin
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634592246
Format: PDF, ePub
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The third edition of the only comprehensive casebook on electronic discovery and evidence, authored by the field's leading authorities, incorporates the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; updates case law in the field; and expands discussions of cooperation, proportionality, social media, and professional responsibility obligations. Two new chapters have been added, one on the latest search techniques, including Technology-Assisted Review, that all lawyers must understand; and another on emerging issues with the surveillance, search, and seizure of electronically stored information by law enforcement in criminal cases. This casebook is a 'must' for any course in e-discovery, and an important resource for civil procedure, criminal law, evidence, and ethics courses.

Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence in a Nutshell

Author: Shira Scheindlin
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634597487
Format: PDF
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A concise treatment of all issues relating to electronically stored information (ESI) in litigation today, and a must-own for both civil and criminal practitioners. The authors have substantially rewritten each chapter and added chapters on anticipated changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governing ESI (which take effect December, 2015), technology-assisted review of ESI, and the use of ESI in criminal cases. Includes extensive treatment of preservation, search for and production of ESI, privilege protection, sanctions, ethical obligations of attorneys with respect to technology, and how the federal rules can be and have been adopted to accommodate digital evidence. Written by the author of the landmark Zubulake opinions and the Sedona Conference, which is at the forefront of thinking and writing on electronic discovery.

Preserving Electronic Evidence for Trial

Author: Ann D. Zeigler
Publisher: Syngress
ISBN: 0128093668
Format: PDF, Docs
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The ability to preserve electronic evidence is critical to presenting a solid case for civil litigation, as well as in criminal and regulatory investigations. Preserving Electronic Evidence for Trial provides everyone connected with digital forensics investigation and litigation with a clear and practical hands-on guide to the best practices in preserving electronic evidence. Corporate management personnel (legal & IT) and outside counsel need reliable processes for the litigation hold – identifying, locating, and preserving electronic evidence. Preserving Electronic Evidence for Trial provides the road map, showing you how to organize the digital evidence team before the crisis, not in the middle of litigation. This practice handbook by an internationally known digital forensics expert and an experienced litigator focuses on what corporate and litigation counsel as well as IT managers and forensic consultants need to know to communicate effectively about electronic evidence. You will find tips on how all your team members can get up to speed on each other’s areas of specialization before a crisis arises. The result is a plan to effectively identify and pre-train the critical electronic-evidence team members. You will be ready to lead the team to success when a triggering event indicates that litigation is likely, by knowing what to ask in coordinating effectively with litigation counsel and forensic consultants throughout the litigation progress. Your team can also be ready for action in various business strategies, such as merger evaluation and non-litigation conflict resolution. Destroy your electronic evidence, destroy your own case—learn how to avoid falling off this cliff Learn how to organize the digital evidence team before the crisis, not in the middle of litigation Learn effective communication among forensics consultants, litigators and corporate counsel and management for pre-litigation process planning Learn the critical forensics steps your corporate client must take in preserving electronic evidence when they suspect litigation is coming, and why cheerful neglect is not an option

Electronic Discovery and Evidence

Author: Michael R. Arkfeld
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780966934717
Format: PDF, ePub
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As we enter the 21st century more and more attorneys are concerned with the discovery, production and admissibility of electronic evidence. The ubiquitous use of computers for creating electronic information has dramatically changed discovery and admission of case evidence. Attorneys are concerned with the impact that electronic information will have on their cases, especially since a significant amount of this information is not reduced to print. Globally,over 97 percent of information is created electronically and it is now estimated that more than 30 percent of corporate communications never appear in print. We are now required to discover not only printed materials, but also electronic information that has not been reduced to hardcopy. This book provides legal and technical analysis on the discovery, production and admission of electronic evidence. The book provides clear explanations of technology and legal concepts, authoritative discussion of court rules to electronic information, case summaries on electronic discovery and evidentiary issues, as well as forms, checklists and practical pointers.

Digital Forensics for Legal Professionals

Author: Lars E. Daniel
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781597496438
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Digital Forensics for Legal Professionals provides you with a guide to digital technology forensics in plain English. In the authors' years of experience in working with attorneys as digital forensics experts, common questions arise again and again: “What do I ask for?? “Is the evidence relevant?? “What does this item in the forensic report mean?? “What should I ask the other expert?? “What should I ask you?? “Can you explain that to a jury?? This book answers many of those questions in clear language that is understandable by non-technical people. With many illustrations and diagrams that will be usable in court, they explain technical concepts such as unallocated space, forensic copies, timeline artifacts and metadata in simple terms that make these concepts accessible to both attorneys and juries. The authors also explain how to determine what evidence to ask for, evidence might be that could be discoverable, and the methods for getting to it including relevant subpoena and motion language. Additionally, this book provides an overview of the current state of digital forensics, the right way to select a qualified expert, what to expect from a qualified expert and how to properly use experts before and during trial. Includes a companion Web site with: courtroom illustrations, and examples of discovery motions Provides examples of direct and cross examination questions for digital evidence Contains a reference of definitions of digital forensic terms, relevant case law, and resources for the attorney

Electronic Evidence

Author: Stephen Mason
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781911507093
Format: PDF, ePub
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This fourth edition of the well-established practitioner text sets out what constitutes an electronic signature, the form an electronic signature can take, and discusses the issues relating to evidence - illustrated by analysis of relevant case law and legislation from a wide range of common law and civil law jurisdictions. Stephen Mason is a leading authority on electronic signatures and electronic evidence, having advised global corporations and governments on these topics. He is also the editor of Electronic Evidence and International Electronic Evidence, and he founded the international open-source journal Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review in 2004. This book is also available online at http: //ials.sas.ac.uk/digital/humanities-digital-library/observing-law-ials-open-book-service-law.

E Discovery An Introduction to Digital Evidence

Author: Amelia Phillips
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285961285
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Essential for anyone who works with technology in the field, E-DISCOVERY is a hands-on, how-to training guide that provides students with comprehensive coverage of the technology used in e-discovery in civil and criminal cases. From discovery identification to collection, processing, review, production, and trial presentation, this practical text covers everything your students need to know about e-discovery, including the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Federal Rules of Evidence. Throughout the text, students will have the opportunity to work with e-discovery tools such as Discovery Attender, computer forensics tools such as AccessData's Forensics ToolKit, as well as popular processing and review platforms such as iConect, Concordance, and iPro. An interactive courtroom tutorial and use of Trial Director are included to complete the litigation cycle. Multiple tools are discussed for each phase, giving your students a good selection of potential resources for each task. Finally , real-life examples are woven throughout the text, revealing little talked-about potential pitfalls, as well as best practice and cost management suggestions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.