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E-Discovery For Dummiesz
Follow the correct steps in the e-discovery process
Anticipate potential risks
Develop an e-discovery strategy for your company
Identify best practices in the event of litigation
Be prepared for legal action!
Learn about e-discovery rules, protections, andvulnerabilities
Here are the issues, challenges, strengths, and limitations ofe-discovery in an easy-to-understand guide. Find out how toidentify, protect, and produce electronically stored information,prepare for litigation, avoid tainting evidence, and much more.It's a much better (and cheaper) way to learn about this hot legalissue than through experience!
What happened explore the legal changes that madee-discovery an issue and what they mean to you
Your ESI IQ get a comprehensive look at yourelectronically stored information (ESI) and how to manage iteffectively
Set up a team assemble a team of employees from your ITand Legal departments and establish how to work together onimportant e-discovery projects
Make a plan identify potentially relevant ESI and how tocomply with litigation holds
Put the plan into action preserve ESI, redact privilegedinfo, and produce ESI in its native format, including metadata
If you're challenged find out how to evaluateadmissibility and document your evidence
Be prepared build an electronic records managementprogram and policy and monitor compliance
Call for backup know when to bring in outside vendors andcomputer forensics specialists
Open the book and find:
Why you can't ignore e-discovery
How to prepare for litigation
Ten essential e-discovery rules
How to create a data map
What data to keep
How to set up a document repository
Suggestions for controlling your e-discovery costs
How to review, process, and filter information
About the Author
Linda Volonino is an e-discovery consultant and computer forensics expert who aids lawyers and judges in preparing for e-discovery. She is coauthor of Computer Forensics For Dummies. Ian Redpath is an attorney with 32 years of litigation experience in federal courts. He consults on e-discovery.