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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. A fully searchable CD-ROM is included with the print version of the treatise. It provides fingertip access to sample discovery forms, letters, and court orders, and includes dozens of practice tips and pointers.
- 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 Fall 2017 update package include:
- 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.
- A replacement CD-ROM, included with the print version of the treatise, containing the full text of the treatise in an easy to use e-book format and the Best Practices Guides, with hypertext links to cited case law, statutes, and regulations, as well as checklists, practice forms, guidelines and many other resources.
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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 (CD-ROM only)
Table of Cases