Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence
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The Fourth Edition of Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence is a comprehensive treatise that addresses all the key aspects of the discovery and admission of electronic evidence, within the context of relevant statutes, regulations, and federal and state case law. Authored by Michael R. Arkfeld, Esq., a leading attorney and speaker, the revised Fourth Edition is enhanced both in substance and format. The up-to-date 1500 page treatise contains eight chapters as well as four companion Best Practices Guides, which are cross-referenced to the treatise.
- Authoritative discussion of court rules and federal and state cases on electronic discovery and evidentiary issues
- Clear and easy to read explanations of technology and legal concepts
- Four cross-referenced Best Practice Guides
- Over 110 forms, checklists, and practical pointers
Highlights of the October 2019 update:
- A complete replacement of the contents of the Treatise, updated with the latest changes in the area of e-discovery, including updates on federal and state procedural rules, case law and technological issues.
- A new edition of the Best Practices Guide for Legal Hold, which provides strategic guidance, recommendations and practice forms necessary in preparing for and implementing a “legal hold.” It covers the components of a legal hold readiness plan to identify, preserve, collect, process and review electronic data for disclosure in a timely manner. Features include sample legal hold procedures and forms for an organization, preservation notice letters for clients and opposing counsel, and a section on information technology discovery questions.
- A new edition of the Best Practices Guide for Electronic Discovery and Evidence, which offers an overview and workbook for the myriad legal and technological issues that need to be addressed whether you are requesting or producing “electronically stored information” (ESI). The workbook provides a plan and pretrial steps for discovering and disclosing ESI. Also included is a “meet and confer” planning guide outlining the key topics and questions for a pretrial conference.
The materials previously supplied on the CD-ROM are now available on the download center. This provides fingertip access to sample discovery forms, letters, and court orders, and includes dozens of practice tips and pointers. If you need help accessing the download center, please visit https://lexisnexis.custhelp.com/app/print.
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Table of Contents
SUMMARY OF CONTENTS
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Electronic Information in Litigation
Chapter 2 Creation and Storage of Electronic Information
Chapter 3 Structure and Type of Electronic Information
Chapter 4 Computer Forensics, Experts and Service Bureaus
Chapter 5 Search, Technology and Cost Issues in Managing ESI
Chapter 6 Discovery and Production Process
Chapter 7 Court Procedural Rules and Case Law
Chapter 7 Appendix: State Cases and Rules Summary
Chapter 8 Admissibility of Electronic Evidence
Appendix — Checklists, Forms and Guidelines (Download Center only)
Table of Cases