The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook

Author: Sharon D. Nelson
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316702
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 Evidence and Discovery

Author: Michele C. S. Lange
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313343
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

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.

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

TechnoSecurity s Guide to E Discovery and Digital Forensics

Author: Jack Wiles
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 008055881X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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TechnoSecurity's Guide to E-Discovery and Digital Forensics provides IT security professionals with the information (hardware, software, and procedural requirements) needed to create, manage and sustain a digital forensics lab and investigative team that can accurately and effectively analyze forensic data and recover digital evidence, while preserving the integrity of the electronic evidence for discovery and trial. Internationally known experts in computer forensics share their years of experience at the forefront of digital forensics Bonus chapters on how to build your own Forensics Lab 50% discount to the upcoming Techno Forensics conference for everyone who purchases a book

Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation

Author: Eoghan Casey
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080921471
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation builds on the success of the Handbook of Computer Crime Investigation, bringing together renowned experts in all areas of digital forensics and investigation to provide the consummate resource for practitioners in the field. It is also designed as an accompanying text to Digital Evidence and Computer Crime. This unique collection details how to conduct digital investigations in both criminal and civil contexts, and how to locate and utilize digital evidence on computers, networks, and embedded systems. Specifically, the Investigative Methodology section of the Handbook provides expert guidance in the three main areas of practice: Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery, and Intrusion Investigation. The Technology section is extended and updated to reflect the state of the art in each area of specialization. The main areas of focus in the Technology section are forensic analysis of Windows, Unix, Macintosh, and embedded systems (including cellular telephones and other mobile devices), and investigations involving networks (including enterprise environments and mobile telecommunications technology). This handbook is an essential technical reference and on-the-job guide that IT professionals, forensic practitioners, law enforcement, and attorneys will rely on when confronted with computer related crime and digital evidence of any kind. *Provides methodologies proven in practice for conducting digital investigations of all kinds *Demonstrates how to locate and interpret a wide variety of digital evidence, and how it can be useful in investigations *Presents tools in the context of the investigative process, including EnCase, FTK, ProDiscover, foremost, XACT, Network Miner, Splunk, flow-tools, and many other specialized utilities and analysis platforms *Case examples in every chapter give readers a practical understanding of the technical, logistical, and legal challenges that arise in real investigations

Locked Down

Author: Sharon D. Nelson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781634254144
Format: PDF
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In an age where lawyers frequently conduct business across wireless networks using smartphones and laptops, how can attorneys safeguard client data and confidential information? This second edition of Locked Down explains the wide variety of information security risks facing law firms and how lawyers can best protect their data from these threats--with any budget. Written in clear, non-technical language that any lawyer can understand, this book will help you: Create secure password--and store them safely Assess the existing security risks at your firm: server rooms, cleaning crews, guests, alarm systems, and more Work securely from a laptop or smartphone Protect your mobile devices from theft Authenticate users and encrypt your data Maintain e-mail integrity Secure your wired or wireless network Effectively wipe data from a hard drive before disposal Develop an information security checklist for your firm Investigate, contain, and recover from a security breach"

Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence in a Nutshell

Author: Shira Scheindlin
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634597487
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

The 2010 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

Author: Sharon D. Nelson
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604428087
Format: PDF
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This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. It includes the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, and anything else a law office might need. It's written in clear, easily understandable language to make implementation easier if you choose to do it yourself, or you can use it in conjunction with your IT consultant. Either way, you'll learn how to make technology work for you.

Antitrust Discovery Handbook

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Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590312223
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This new edition of the Antitrust Discovery Handbook reflects the impact of the significant changes made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in 2001 on discovery in antitrust cases. It also greatly expands the discussion of both the scope of discovery and practical approaches to gaining discovery in an antitrust case, as well as the challenges in obtaining and defending electronic discovery. The Handbook incorporates parts of the first edition in the sample discovery section contained in Chapter VIII. These sample discovery requests cover such areas as general definitions and instructions; general discovery; horizontal, per se violations (15 U.S.C. [UNK] 1); vertical distribution discovery; monopolization and exclusionary practices; the Robinson-Patman Act (price discrimination); Section 7 of the Clayton Act (acquisition and mergers); the statute of limitations and doctrine of fraudulent concealment; subject matter jurisdiction under the federal antitrust laws (interstate commerce requirement); request for admissions; and sample discovery to obtain electronic evidence. Papers from a CLE program entitled Discovery in Antitrust Litigation - sponsored by the American Bar Associati