Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice provides the "why" and the "how-to" of this dynamic topic in a single integrated source. Whether you are advising a client on electronic data retention policies, initiating or responding to discovery requests or making evidentiary rulings, you need to stay on top of how the law and the procedural rules are changing as well as the technology issues that affect the law. Experts Adam I. Cohen and David J. Lender of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, take a pragmatic approach, drawing from real world scenarios to prepare you for what may happen, including everything from planning for and dealing with the "damning e-mail" to the ease of manipulation and altering of electronic information.
Options and solutions are provided on a broad range of issues as diverse as:
If you or your clients use computers or other electronic devises to send, receive or store information, you cannot afford to miss this important new tool.
- How electronic discovery is treated differently by courts
- Parties and lawyers duties for the retention of electronic records
- The impact of electronic document retention policies on litigation
- Shifting the costs of electronic discovery to your adversary
- Admitting and precluding electronic evidence
- How electronic communication affects the attorney-client privilege
- Specific rules for discovering government information